Only the opening act

Love the Lord your God … Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these. Mark 12:30-31 I find it fascinating how so much of the language people use to explore Christian spirituality is the language of sorrow for our sins. While this is a central element of Christian tradition, I would suggest […]

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Befriend Silence

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. Psalm 62:5 ESV Whatever spiritual style we enjoy or operate in, the most important step we will all take involves cultivating a home for silence in our heart. Silence is difficult. It’s confusing. What, exactly, is supposed to happen while […]

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Beholding

‘Behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.’ Matthew 28:20 ESV Behold – It’s a word that is a little archaic, but I wonder that as we journey with Christ, beholding may need to be reinstated in common everyday language, at least among Christians. It’s a word that for me has taken […]

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Disturbance of the Equilibrium

With you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light – Psalm 36:9 Everyone is unique. We all have distinctive personalities, diverse gifts, different values, particular beliefs – even among people who hold the same spiritual traditions. As a result of our diversity the inward call – that call or encounter with God […]

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