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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #7 Wholeness Comes from the Whole Gospel

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence    When Ignatius devised the Spiritual Exercises, he had a lot of options. As he labored to create an experience, a “boot-camp,” that could lead clergy and laity to significantly deeper spiritual lives, he had many […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #5 God is Here/ Now not There/ Then

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence 30 days of 6-8 hours of contemplative silence/day led to 1 very overwhelming sense: God is present. It is nearly impossible to spend so much time with Someone and not experience His gracious and abundant presence–in […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #4 We Need the Forgotten Gods

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence   During my 30 day sabbatical, I was re-introduced to the Trinity. Sure, I had studied the Trinity in Systematic Theology at Harding School of Theology. I had read debate after debate about the exact nature […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #3 God Uses Imagination for Revelation

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence   It’s a fundamental tenet of Christian theology: in order for finite humans to grasp the infinite God, God must reveal himself to us. He does this in two ways. General Revelation is broad in content and universally […]

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