Five months. That’s how long I have been practicing meditation and contemplative prayer. It has begun to transform me and the direction of my life. And, providentially, it has saved me as I struggle through balancing and trying to thrive as a student, as a social worker, as a father, as a husband, as a brother, as a son, as a member of my church community, as a thinker and writer, as an American, and as a follower of Jesus.Read more "With All Your Mind, Part 05: Prayer that Shapes Me"
As I have been thinking about what I want to write, I’ve had several ideas, but none of them took root in my mind. Reading more of Lauren F. Winner’s Mudhouse Sabbath helped, but at first did not fully satisfy me. I finally read the chapter on Prayer, and there it was: the best and […]Read more "Grace Notes on the Score"