Category Archives: Spiritual Formation

What it Really Means to Listen: Spiritual or Holy Listening

“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry . . . .” James 1:19 Spiritual listenting is a contemplative undertaking and not a problem solving … Continue reading

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What should I do to please God?

Today is the Feast of St. Anthony, Father of monasticism, and here is his advice: “Somebody asked Anthony, ‘What shall I do in order to please God?’ He replied, ‘Do what I tell you, which is this: wherever you go, keep … Continue reading

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The Gift of Weakness: Christ’s Power Resting on Us

2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV) But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest … Continue reading

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At Home With Christ

Read this beautiful meditation by Caryll Houselander found at the inward/outward blog sponsored by the Church of the Savior. http://www.inwardoutward.org/2011/12/10/home

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What Is Choking The Jesus Life Within?

Some people are like seed along the path, where the word is sown. As soon as they hear it, Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them. Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the … Continue reading

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