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Dead souls

Albert Einstein, who lived his life in the pursuit of scientific discovery, used to say: ‘He who can no longer pause to wonder, is as good as dead.’ Madeleine L’Engle, referring to this, said: ‘I share Einstein’s affirmation that anyone who is not lost on the rapturous awe at the power and glory of the mind behind the universe is as good as a burnt out candle.’ 73 more words


Decision Time

Raise your hand if you enjoy attending meetings. You know, groups of people getting together to do the work of boards, councils, committees, organizations, businesses. Hmm, I don’t see many palms up in the air. 730 more words


On Discipline, Learning, and a Formless School of the Spirit

Having just completed a season of teaching and learning at my current workplace, the process and experience of these mutually related enterprises are more sparkling and sacred than ever. 857 more words

Attentiveness Practice

“I Just Don’t Feel Right about It”

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Scripture reading: Genesis 2:18-23

Let us talk today about being an example to the flock of God. You know, my wife and I have been married for over thirty years and we have never had a quarrel. 802 more words

Christian Walk

Learn and Win or Be Deceived and Lose!

Fresh Manna
by Pastor Tim Burt

In the workplace, whenever we learn something new that we have to do frequently, it takes time before it comes instinctively and we can do it easily. 932 more words


Discerning God's Will--Christ is the Criterion!

           “What’s God’s will/plan/direction for my life?” That’s certainly a question that many college students have, and so being involved in campus ministry you frequently get into discussions about how to best discern God’s will and purpose for our lives. 2,661 more words

Asset Based Community Ministry

Every now and then on the roller coaster of ministry, I read an article like this one and think, “Maybe there is hope for the church after all!” This article, from the wonderful… 452 more words

Spiritual Discernment