113 – Silence – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

A week ago our class read an article entitled, “Our Deepest Prayer.”  It began with the words to a song written by the article’s author, Terry York, Waiting here, in silence, God, we hear and own our deepest prayer. Until … Continue reading

112 – Success in Spiritual Practices – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Our class was reading some more articles on prayer this week and one article provoked some questions for me about spiritual practices/disciplines. How do we judge the value of a practice? Do practices have to be “fruitful” for us to … Continue reading

111 – Prayer – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

This past week as I was reading an article from Christian Reflection entitled “Pray without Ceasing” the final sentence caught my attention, “Explicit address to the Lord, whether in private or in corporate worship, is a moment of filigreed ornament … Continue reading

109 – Prayer – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

I was looking over some material on prayer we are going to be reading in our class at church and came across this statement from Don Saliers, “Prayer is essential to ‘the call to holiness at the heart of the … Continue reading

108 – Rule of Life – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

I hope you found something interesting and helpful in the links I sent last week.  I trust I did not overwhelm you. Before we leave our thinking about “Rule and Rhythm of Life” for the moment, I want to share … Continue reading