November, 2010

Recollecting Our Self

Recollecting Our Self

The last several days my heart has been out-of-sorts.  I have found myself easily upset, driven to constant busyness and shrouded by doubt concerning life, God and myself. Trying to find relief from this soul-influenza, which seems to hit hardest between Thanksgiving and New Years, I got busy working on “the things I need to get done.”  Instead of finding gradual relief; I became more...

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The Inevitable & Necessary Tensions of Life

The Inevitable & Necessary Tensions of Life

It’s amazing and frustrating how opposing realities can exist simultaneously – and this tension can often create a great deal of confusion. As I have observed and thought about this reality, I find that these tensions are both inevitable and necessary. Here’s my short list. Aggressive and Waiting We must not call an unwillingness to – move waiting on God. Nor should we...

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Why I seek out Sages

Why I seek out Sages

This is a very insightful blog written my my friend, Jack Lynady (jacklynady.com). We live in a culture high on analysis, but low on interpretation. Analysis is like when you dissected a cat in high school anatomy class. Sure you may have learned more details about the gastrointestinal tract of a feline, but by the end of the class does what you have left even remotely resemble the essence of a...

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