Invitation to Rest


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A Spiritual Progress Report

When our kids were in school, half-way through the grading period they would come home with a “progress” report.  I think those “progress” reports were

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Resolutions for the Soul

Its that time of year again.  New Years Resolutions!  Have you made any yet?  Common resolutions that tend to come out this time of year

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The Reason for the Season

Many years ago I took a business trip to Bangkok, Thailand in December.  Thailand is over 95% Buddhist, so I was shocked to find so many Christmas

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The Discipline of Advent

I grew up attending Mahoning United Methodist church in Youngstown, Ohio. I have many memories of that church, especially during the Christmas season. One of

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The Discipline of Gratitude

Doesn’t the title of this post seem strange? Is it really necessary to categorize gratitude as a discipline? Shouldn’t gratitude be a natural, heartfelt response

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