The Most Practical Insight Christianity Has To Offer (Meditation on Ephesians 1:3-10 part 1)

Get this one insight, and other things fall into place. Understand this one insight, and life becomes much more straightforward.  I don’t mean it gets easier.  There will always be struggle, difficulty and pain.  Anyone who promises you freedom from struggle, difficulty, and pain is selling you something. But this one insight, if you are … Continue reading The Most Practical Insight Christianity Has To Offer (Meditation on Ephesians 1:3-10 part 1)

Explore the Spiritual Classics: Life of the Beloved (part 4)

And now we come to brokenness. Perhaps it is audacious for Nouwen to assert that brokenness is a part of being beloved, but it is so.  Why this is the case, I don’t know.  Yet it is true. Innocence is shattered by experience. At some point, we discover the darkness within us for what it is, and we … Continue reading Explore the Spiritual Classics: Life of the Beloved (part 4)