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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Learned to Love the Reformation(s)

For many years, I taught Reformation history as part of the Course of Study School at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas.  I didn’t want the course.  589 more words


Spiritual Practice: Reading

Sometimes the best spiritual practices are the ones that we don’t even notice because we do them naturally. Reading is like that for me, although I was a reluctant reader as a child. 659 more words

Spiritual Formation

Generous Stewards -- Collaborative and Collegial

            Generous stewards often seem to interact and engage in ministry through networks of diverse folks – more like being part of a movement than a single organization. 305 more words

Nurturing Generous Living

Judges 9: Abimelech

Judges 9: Abimelech

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

“The fable, one of two examples of that genre in the Bible (see also 2 Kings 14:9; 2 Chronicles 25:18), is strongly antimonarchical.  347 more words


Pilgrimage: Spiritual Enlightenment?

My pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) is imminent. My husband an I plan to walk 239 kilometers (148 miles) of the 791 kilometers (491 miles) of the Camino in northern Spain over 12-ish days. 961 more words

Camino De Santiago

The Vespers Office
To Be Observed on the Hour or Half Hour Between 5 and 8 p.m

The Call to Prayer

Let everything that has breath* praise the LORD.

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Spiritual Practices

A Reading

Jesus taught us, saying: “Can you not buy two sparrows for a penny? And yet not one falls to the ground without your Father knowing.

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Spiritual Practices