Tag: spiritual formation

Daily Rhythms

Sabbath Quiets Our Inner Home

When I think of the topic of prayer, I think of the mind, the heart, the body each becoming still and centered enough to carry on a deep-level interaction, a rich interior communion, with God.

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FullyAlive

I Bet I Can Make You Smile

When you woke up this morning, what was the first thought about yourself that you had? “The LORD your God is with you… He will take great delight in you; in his love he will… rejoice over you with singing.”Zephaniah 3:17, various (NIV) When you

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Devotional

Your New Mother Tongue Of Thankfulness

Enter with the password: “Thank you!” Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him. For God is sheer beauty, all-generous in love, loyal always and ever.  Psalm 100:4-5 (The Message) Photo by [Mark Rasmuson on Unsplash] The daily gifts of God are many – vibrant, lush, and ever present

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Spiritual Formation

The Tectonic Plates Of Spiritual Formation

One grave misunderstanding about spiritual formation is that it is focused solely on, primarily on, the toning of the bedrock of our inner, hidden life. But what is true is that what you see on the surface of a person, on the surface of you,

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FullyAlive

The Reframe

As many of my blog readers know, my wife is my Spiritual Director in one key area of my formation as a Christian and as a human being. It is through her role modeling, and daily coaching, that I am learning the raw power of

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