Monthly Archives: October 2010


“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.” Matthew 25:41 . . . “No one chooses in the abstract to go … Continue reading

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God or Idolatry

As quoted by Philip Yancey in A Skeptic’s Guide to Faith formerly titled Rumors of Another World: “Dostoyevsky had predicted this in his novel The Possessed: ‘The one essential conditon of human existence is that man should always be able … Continue reading

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Three Important S’s in Spiritual Formation

I am tired and exasperated today, and for no good reason. I was up until 2 a.m. So, I was tired and of course Iliana woke up earlier than I would’ve if I were childless. But I wouldn’t trade her … Continue reading

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What We Should Be Like As Disciples of Jesus

I spent over a week away from technology and immersed in life with many faithful disciples of Jesus at the Renovare Spiritual Formation Institute’s Denver Cohort retreat. I highly recommend applying if you would like to learn better how to … Continue reading

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The Beloved ~ Nouwen

“Jesus has made it clear to me that the same voice that he heard at the River Jordan and on Mount Tabor can also be heard by me. He has made it clear to me that just as he has … Continue reading

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