Category Archives: Proverbs

The Sound of God’s Voice

“For the past seven months,” reported CNN Religion Editor, Daniel Burke, “Nick Cave, the Australian musician and songwriter, has been answering letters from fans and posting them to his website, The Red Hand Files.” “The letters are profound and personal, even … Continue reading

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Childhood Interview: Shepherding a Child’s Heart

Earlier this year I posted “Childhood Interview” as an expression of curiosity and guidance with your children. I wrote: Since I had not had a chance to do this with either of my parents I was eager to start a … Continue reading

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Listening to Understand

David Augsburger writes a wonderful little book titled, “Caring Enough to Confront.”  We don’t always put these two words together, but Augsburger recognizes the paradox of love: it is caring and it is confronting. Augsburger offers this simple poem to illustrates the … Continue reading

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Digital Sabbatical

We are beginning to recognize the effects of the intrusive and unending pings from our electronic devices. It is as if the emotional and spiritual ecosystem has been supplanted by an invasive species.  Perhaps more than ever we need to … Continue reading

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More on the Story of your Life

This excerpt from John O’Donohues book, “Eternal Echoes” is meant to be a companion to the “Practicum of a Soul Friend.”  It is meant as a deeper contemplation on the story of your life: Regardless of how you look back … Continue reading

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A Way into the Universe

There is no other way into the universe except through the body of a woman. When we see a pregnant woman, we know that some new person is coming here. Everything else remains unknown. Who that person is, and what … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Belonging: Friendship

“In Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” Romans 12:5 There is a mystery to belonging, and it is found in friendship. It does not grasp at ownership – it holds with … Continue reading

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