Real and imagined dangers
There are specific and cunning temptations in silence that, if allowed to flourish, can fester and rot the whole enterprise.
I don't settle automatically into the silence of solitude. At first the silence can be as startling as noise.
A conversation with Diana on her new book
As we read about the rise of the spiritual but not religious, how do we respond? Do we think of it as a threat? A challenge? Or do we resonate with the category?
An interview with Sara Maitland
“Silence gives me freedom in both real time and psychic time. When I talk less, I see more. And silence gives me time to pray.”
The Surprising Legacy of Reformed Spirituality
In this splendid book Belden Lane has made a double contribution—to the
reordering of our perspectives on creation and to our understanding of
the Reformed tradition as a contributor to this reordering.
A Life with God in 12 Simple Words
The architecture of Naked Spirituality is a bit complicated. But if you can bear with it, you'll find that Brian McLaren offers countless insights.
Stretches of emptiness are not unusual in life, nor in the life of faith.
What metaphors enrich your spiritual life?
Just as I’ve come to appreciate how seasons transform the land, I’ve also become aware of my internal landscape. The two seem bound together in many ways.
Why I welcome them
to arrive at the kind of equilibrium admired by the
disciples who broke down the barrier to St. Anthony's fortress. To do this, I have to befriend the demons dwelling in the cave of my heart.
A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
Richard Rohr has written his most sage, most important book yet. Its message is straightforward and bracing: the spiritual life is not static.
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