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The Depth of Return

I am continuing to read Henri Nouwen’s Lenten meditations, From Fear to Love, in tandem with Anthony Bloom’s book on prayer, Beginning to Pray. Each has been insightful on its own, but the conjunction of the two is powerful. The … Continue reading

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Praying to our Father, the Good Shepherd

After making it quite clear that God is not a tempter, not the one who causes lust for things we don’t need, James goes on to promote a very positive view of God: Every good thing given and every perfect … Continue reading

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Facing the Absence of God With Hope

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?…Oh my God, I cry by day but you do not answer; and by night, but I have no rest (Psalm 22:1-2). The psalmist cries these words, which were later taken upon … Continue reading

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