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Do you need a spiritual HIIT trainer?

Have you heard of HIIT?  High Intensity Interval Training.  This winter my workout partners and I have done some HIIT workouts.  They’re really tiring.  You exercise hard for 20 secs, take a 10 sec rest, and then exercise again, rest again, etc.   1,648 more words

Larry Crabb, a Christian psychologist and spiritual director speaks of detachment and attachment as a cycle of spiritual growth. Inherent in our human nature is our attachment to sin. 327 more words

If Today You Hear His Voice . . .

The perennial nagging concern of my spiritual life has been: PRAYER. What to say? How to do it? When to do it? How long to do it?  994 more words


What term of endearment do you use when you whisper sweet nothings in the ear of this God that you love? a sermon on John 3:1-17 - Lent 2A

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Way back when I first began the formal process of becoming a pastor, the church committee responsible for helping people become pastors, recommended that I get a “spiritual director.” Among the many pieces of paper that the candidacy committee gave me, included both a definition of what a “spiritual director” is and who I might approach to be my “spiritual director”. 2,366 more words

Progressive Theology

Longing for God

“I feel this longing for God.”

Sister Margaret, my spiritual director, sat across from me in a comfortable armchair as I shared this, her bible open on a small table next to her. 391 more words

No time to post today because, well, because I used up all of my morning practice time writing more of my book about dreams! Proud Mama right here, y’all! 115 more words

Spiritual Direction

In the Counsel of Older Men

Last February I was at a winter retreat with my high school youth. Per the usual format, we all attended a few large group main sessions led by a speaker brought in for the weekend. 573 more words