I don't settle automatically into the silence of solitude. At first the silence can be as startling as noise.
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?
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
I want 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.
Richard Rohr has written his most sage, most important book yet. Its message is straightforward and bracing: the spiritual life is not static.