It’s an inside job

‘Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.’ Romans 12:2 I’m sure many have seen a business or organization weaken itself from the inside. I’ve experienced first-hand places of employment where there was a lot of bickering about management, gossip against one another, exploitation of some for […]

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Journey to the Core

‘He reveals mysteries from the darkness and brings the deep darkness into light’               Job 12:22 NASB I’ve been wrestling with the concept of the “inward path to God” in my quest to become closer to and more intimate with God. I found it raises more questions than answers. How […]

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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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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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A call implies a caller

‘I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received’ – Ephesians 4:1 What does it mean to have a call? If we roll that question over in our mind; perhaps there’s more to it than what we see. Perhaps you think of a call as a quest to which a person dedicates his […]

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Riddled with Paradox

‘For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses … For when I am weak, then I am strong’ – 2 Corinthians 12:10 (ESV). Metaphors are word pictures – a form of figurative language in which a word denoting one subject or activity is used in place of another to suggest a likeness between them. We use […]

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Our Dual Focus

‘The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts’             Proverbs 20:27 (ESV) Sometimes we catch a hint of divine presence when we least expect it. We recall a time when God’s grace was evident, overflowing the limitations of our experience. These moments of encounter offer consolation, but they […]

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