In the midst…

Chapter VI THE SPIRITUAL LIFE “Come to me, you who labor and are overburdened, and I will give you rest. Shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your soul. Yes, my yoke is easy and my burden light” (Matthew 11:28–30). Can … Continue reading In the midst…

Keeping focused…

When my clear goal is the eternal life, that life must be reachable right now, where I am, because eternal life is life in and with God, and God is where I am here and now. Nouwen, Henri J. M.. Here and Now: Living in the Spirit (pp. 78-79). The Crossroad Publishing Company. Kindle Edition. … Continue reading Keeping focused…

con·ver·sion – the process of changing or causing something to change from one form to another.

Chapter 4 Conversion The Spirit of love says: “Don’t be afraid to let go of your need to control your own life. Let me fulfill the true desire of your heart.” Nouwen, Henri J. M.. Here and Now: Living in the Spirit (p. 59). The Crossroad Publishing Company. The idea of conversion is transformation, or … Continue reading con·ver·sion – the process of changing or causing something to change from one form to another.

SWEET & SOUR…

Chapter 3: Suffering Jesus shows, both in his teachings and in his life, that true joy often is hidden in the midst of our sorrow, and that the dance of life finds its beginnings in grief. Nouwen, Henri  Here and Now: Living in the Spirit (p. 42). The Crossroad Publishing Company. Kindle Edition. Sweet and … Continue reading SWEET & SOUR…