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Soul Moves Blog

Are you in a transition? Career? Relationship? Vocation? Time In Your Life? Health? This blog is for you if you are in transition, or what we refer to as ‘The Gap’. 77 more words

"That's a Hard Career to Get Into"

I’ve had it.

Why are we so discouraging as a human race? If I had a dollar for every time I have heard the phrase, “That’s a hard career to get into,” I would be able to buy a couple Big Macs, with a large drink and fries on the side, from an employer which my impromptu-counselor dialoging with me is inadvertently implying I will indeed be flipping burgers at for the rest of my life should I actually do something so risky as pursue said “hard career.” 686 more words


Morning Prayer 3.12.16, Francis Xavier, Missionary to the Far East, 1552

The Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel’s call and with the sound of God’s trumpet, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 2,313 more words


These Grey Days

It’s been overcast and rainy for the last six days here in Minnesota.  Today I went outside shortly after waking to stand on the dock.  I could hear the resident beaver chomping on some old lily pads as he poked around in the reeds, and the robins that are still here, even though it’s December, were chirping in the bare tree branches.  535 more words


can you believe we get to do this?

This is a sign that sits on my desk at work. Each time I read it – it causes me to pause again to acknowledge what a privilege it is that I get paid to be in ministry. 435 more words


God Calls

In yesterday’s Gospel  Jesus meets Peter, Andrew, James, and John by the Sea of Galilee and says:  “Come after me and I will make you fishers of men(Mt 4:19).” I have to regard it as miraculous that “at once”, “immediately “, these men leave all they have and all they do, and choose to follow Jesus. 351 more words


The Theologian’s Craft

By Paul Koch

In 1965, Dr. Montgomery presented an insightful and challenging paper titled “The Theologian’s Craft: A Discussion of Theory Formation and Theory Testing in Theology.” (For those interested, it can be found in a collection of his essays… 609 more words