Monthly Archives: June 2010

Born Again. Again.

Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live. On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I … Continue reading

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On Silence & Self-Assertion & Prayer – Another Good Word From Peterson

“Why is there so much noise in the world? Why do we chatter so much? In this most expensively schooled society in the history of civilization, why is there such a torrent of verbal garbage? Why do we put up … Continue reading

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Not A Prosperity Gospel ~ No!

Yes God seeks to bless us and yes we will suffer. Here are Dallas Willard’s words from his book Hearing God: Any voice that promises total exemption from suffering and failure is most certainly not God’s voice. In recent years, … Continue reading

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Ennui ~ Acedia or Sloth ~ A Definition

When we come to think of it, conversation between [Adam and Eve] must have been difficult . . . because they had nobody to talk about. If we exiled our neighbors permanently from our discussions, we should soon be reduced … Continue reading

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Creativity of the Divine Imagination

Have you ever gone to an aquarium or looked inside a picture book to see different colors of fish? I remember seeingĀ  a certain kind of fish at the Newport Aquarium in Kentucky ( I don’t remember its name). It … Continue reading

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