Being in the marketplace is a gift to see how God is shaping and working who you and I are becoming. Most of our becoming is happening in the daily grind.
Mostly, I hate how much this list has described me and how slow of learning am I. Be careful not to get on the bandwagon of the "next thing" without seeing how current or previous language or practices have led to this next thing. Dennys bible study or lectio divina...it's all the same. https://www.christianitytoday.com/pastors/2013/april-online-only/seven-things-i-hate-about-spiritual-formation.html
Readings: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Psalm 23, Matthew 16:13-19 In today's readings, the ongoing theme tying each passage is Shepherd. Peter and King David are key figures, with Jesus as the Chief Shepherd. It's beautiful how our faith tradition has put together passages like this so that we might see the coherence throughout the biblical narrative. … Continue reading Homily – The Shepherd
RON ROLHEISER, OMI Speaker, Columnist and Author SPIRITUALITY AND THE SEASONS OF OUR LIVES 2010-08-22 As a young man, Nikos Kazantzakis, the famous Greek writer, contemplated becoming a monk and once spent a summer touring monasteries. Years later, writing on the experience, he recounts a marvelous conversation he had with an elderly monk, Fr. Makarios. … Continue reading Ronald Rolheiser on Spirituality and the Seasons of Our Lives