Prayer, Contemplation and Solitude

Deep in every human heart is a longing, most people don’t have a name for this longing, so they look for substitutes. The problem is that the substitutes don’t work. How does our heart become one with God? We connect to the heart of God, creation and the contemporary world through the rhythms of prayer, contemplation and solitude. These are the three things that unite us with God.

Prayer, Contemplation and Solitude

Deep in every human heart is a longing, most people don’t have a name for this longing, so they look for substitutes. The problem is that the substitutes don’t work. How does our heart become one with God? We connect to the heart of God, creation and the contemporary world through the rhythms of prayer, contemplation and solitude. These are the three things that unite us with God.

Ignore or Silence Dissent At Your Own Peril!

We need the voice of dissent, the contrarian in our lives, organisation and world, as painful as it may be. A community that ignores or silences its dissenters is a place that has begun to die a long time ago. Perhaps one of the most uncomfortable and healthiest things you can do this week is to give yourself permission to ungag the voices of dissent in your life?

To The Loved Ones Who’ve Gone Silent

Originally posted on john pavlovitz:
Over the last few months as I’ve talked with people reeling from the devastation of fractured relationships, those standing beneath the painful fallout of lost and broken friendships, marriages, and family bonds; a simple but tragic truth keeps repeating…

Creative Block: The Link Between Depression and Creativity

The link between depression and creativity is debated in many arenas. Artists feel deeply and that is what makes their art so profound and moving. I’ve posted an article about the link between depression and creativity written by Shelley Carson.