#AdventBookClub: Day 4

How do you pray? (from an interview in Liguorian Magazine, October 1992) Nouwen encourages us to spend 10 minutes each day with the gospel of the day, and read again and again (part of why we have the lectionary - though that's weekly - here's this coming Sunday's on Seed…

#AdventBookClub: Day 3

In Solitude, In Activity: (from Out of Solitude) "The careful balance between silence and words, withdrawal and involvement, distance and closeness, solitude and community forms the basis of the Christian life..." This immediately makes me think of 'absence makes the heart grow fonder', which my head translates as that the lack of…

#AdventBookClub: Day 2

The Root of Patience: (from Out of Solitude) Simone Weil: "Waiting patiently in expectation is the foundation of the spiritual life". Interesting, the root of the word 'patience' is in the French 'patior' - meaning 'to suffer'... if we are not patient, then we are just thinking wishfully'. That reminds me…
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