Category Archives: Surrender

What is A Contemplative Bible Study? Pt. 2: Mountains, Metaphor, and Meditation

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What is A Contemplative Bible Study? Pt. 2: Mountains, Metaphor, and Meditation Last week I retreated with a group of fellow believers at a Franciscan Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This retreat is the final in a series of retreats … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pillar! I’m Going to Tell You A Story I’ve Never Told Before!

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I am going to tell you a story I have never told before. Storytelling is, invariably, a one-sided affair. The story being told is shaped by the one doing the telling. The light of story is refracted through the life … Continue reading

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With Desire So Demanding, Why is God So Distant?

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The first month of a new year is often a time of expectancy and hope. The onset of the new year typically provides a few weeks during which we celebrate the goodness of God, the faithful promise keeper! We carry … Continue reading

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