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5 01, 2017

Out of Solitude by Henri Nouwen

January 5th, 2017|Community, Resources, Spiritual Disciplines, The Christian Life|0 Comments

I ran across this book review by my dear friend, Wyman Richardson. This book affected me profoundly when I first read it years ago. I still pick it up and read through it once or twice a year. Out of Solitude by Henri Nouwen Ave Maria PressReviewed by Wyman Richardson - 2/22/2001 One could make the argument that the most powerful things in life are simple and brief - a passing word of encouragement from a friend, a glance from one's spouse, a child's laugh, [...]

16 05, 2010

Order your private world …. or else

May 16th, 2010|Character, Spiritual Disciplines, The Christian Life|0 Comments

Recently, I was encouraged to read "Ordering Your Private World" by Gordon MacDonald. As much as I read these types of book, I can't believe that I had never heard of it, since it's been around for years. But as I got into it, I was at first gripped by the subject-matter; then blown away as it tracked so much with my own journey and perspectives. For me, this book not only affirmed many of my long-held beliefs, but it also rekindled the importance of [...]

7 07, 2009

Life lessons from … Wayne’s World?

July 7th, 2009|Planning, Relationships, Spiritual Disciplines|0 Comments

This weekend I caught bits of Wayne's World and Wayne's World 2. It's been so long since I've seen these that I really didn't recall the story line. Anyway, in the second one, Wayne is transported several times to a desert where he receives guidance from Jim Morrison. One of the last scenes in the movie has Wayne and Jim discussing the meaning of what transpired. For some reason, I was struck by Jim's perspective. Here's the exchange. Wayne: Jim, why was I supposed to [...]

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