Category Archives: Living Wisely

Settling into Patience

“I was in a Woods, thickety in places….It was impossible to hurry there;                               And I settled myself into Patience….“* Life is indeed very “thickety in places.” What … Continue reading

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Spirituality of Abiding: Companion One Another

“The language of telling people what to think and what to do dominates most leadership paradigms in the church, with very little attention given to the actual details of being a Christian in the home and workplace…There are, however, serious … Continue reading

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Spirituality of Abiding: His Word Abiding in Us

Abiding: the act of dwelling, companioning, remaining. This is language of lingering in time, space, and place. A spirituality of abiding is what we are after. It’s inherently relational. The first essential invitation from Jesus is abiding in him. The … Continue reading

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Deserts Can Bloom

Isaiah 35 The desert and the parched land will be glad;     the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, 2 it will burst into bloom;     it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy…. 3 Strengthen the feeble hands,     steady the knees … Continue reading

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Update: TUC Celebration

Thank you to all who helped celebrate The Uninvited Companion’s one year celebration. During 1-5 January, 1783 free kindle editions were download! That is quite the response. If you find this book helpful, please pass it on as a resource … Continue reading

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Free: The Uninvited Companion

The Uninvited Companion has been so well received – the stories I have heard! I am grateful to how God has used it. To celebrate it’s one year on the market, the Kindle Edition is free through January 5. Please pass … Continue reading

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Why are We So Tired?

WordPress provides detailed statistics on this blog’s activity. This site has had over 34,000 views. Amidst all this traffic there is one blog topic that stands amongst them all in total views: Exhaustion. I have written on the subject twice. … Continue reading

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Revised Spiritual Reflection Tool

Refection is a wise life practice. Busyness undermines reflection. Without pausing, we do not grow in wisdom that God can teach us through life. Taking time to examen our lives gives God space to catch our attention. A Revised Spiritual … Continue reading

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