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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #1 God Shows Up When We Shut Up

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence Silence was the dominant experience during my month-long practice of the Spiritual Exercises. Six to eight hours of silence a day for thirty days. Why? Silence, it turns out, is good for us. Even secular sources […]

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7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: A Strange and Bizarre Journey

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence “Not more of this! Give it a rest!” “I don’t mean to insult your hobby, Mr. Altrock. But that is pretty strange behavior.” “Stories that delve into the bizarre visions of the overly religious make me […]

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God’s Letters From Philippi #21

This entry is part 19 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi

This entry is part 19 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi 17 Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. 18 For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as […]

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Relentless Service (Phil. 2:12-30)

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series RelentlessPosts

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series RelentlessPosts   Several years ago our family experienced two different graduations. The first was my daughter’s graduation from preschool. Each spring the school held a commencement for the kids leaving preschool to start Kindergarten. The children wore robes and caps. They were even presented with […]

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