235 – Speak/Listen – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

The past weeks I have spent time reflecting on the God’s call to Samuel (1 Samuel 3.1 – 4.1). I have  become more and more impressed with the richness of this portion of Scripture and the direction and encouragement it … Continue reading

171 – Waiting – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

This week I am still hearing Evelyn Underhill’s words, “ … for the pressure of God’s Spirit is present everywhere and at all times.” I thought for while I might share something this week from Dallas Willard about the nature of … Continue reading

146 – Rhythm – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

One of my favorite passages from Eugene Peterson’s The Message translation is Matthew 11:28-30, “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a … Continue reading

144 – Duties – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

One of Eugene Peterson’s books* is subtitled, “Discipleship in an Instant Society.”  If that was true in 1980 when it was first published, I suspect most of us would easily agree it is even more true today.  Given our desire for (or is … Continue reading