When will we ever have time to relax a bit?

“Why can’t you just relax?” “You’re just too uptight!” Ever been told that – thought that? Have you ever listened to one of “those” relaxation tapes (ok, I know I‘m showing my age, but you get it don’t you? – … Continue reading

Well … Easter’s Come and Gone for Another Year

I saw the season was coming to a close the other day when I went to Walmart. I guess that shouldn’t surprise me much. After all, isn’t Walmart a good indicator of the cultural climate? But, aside from that, I … Continue reading

Where could a “spiritual” religion take us?

This past week as I was moving some books around I picked up a copy of D. Elton Trueblood’s The Essence of Spiritual Religion. I have no idea how long I have owned the book or the last time I … Continue reading

Can We Practice Ourselves into Transformation?

That question may be a little confusing but allow me to offer some light. A few weeks ago we looked at a couple of the publications from Renovare. First, A Spiritual Formation Workbook and then Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for … Continue reading

Does your journaling read like this?

A couple of weeks ago I posted a review about an album I had received, Timeless Quaker Wisdom in Plainsong. Then this past Saturday morning I was looking over some books at home and saw Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism … Continue reading