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Sabbath and Gratitude

As I reflect on what it means to cultivate gratitude and a generous heart as a spiritual practice, I am reminded of the importance of keeping the Sabbath. I found this blog I wrote a few years back that really captures my … Continue reading

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More than enough

It is said that giving is the spiritual thermometer of the church. A healthy congregation will experience healthy giving because it is tied directly to our understanding of God and our relationship to him. And yet, it seems to be … Continue reading

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Keeping the Sabbath – an exercise of freedom

Sometimes I feel like we have been invaded my little alien time keeping machines and don’t even know it! Our watches, cell phones and datebooks really do govern our lives… they set off alarms when we need to wake up, … Continue reading

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Three practices that can help us through a dark night experience

I remember a particularly difficult time in Italy when Harry and I were the janitors, the building and grounds committee, the Sunday school teachers, the nursery, the counselors, teachers and preachers for the small community of new believers that were … Continue reading

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