spiritual disciplines

Untangling Our Hunger Wires

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We’ve moved into the second set of essays in The Spirit of Food: 34 Writers on Feasting and Fasting Toward God—these essays are all about fasting. I started this section with some deflation, concerned we’ve moved from celebration to mourning in regard to food. This week’s essays brought me back…

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Meaningful Togetherness Begins with Solitude

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Many years ago, I helped lead a study for some high school gals based on Richard Foster’s The Celebration of Discipline, which described various characteristics of the Christian life. One characteristic in particular caught my attention then and has held it since—the discipline of solitude. Solitude has always been comfortable…

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My MMM2 Party

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January 31 was celebration day for the Mega Memory Month (MMM2) challenge sponsored by Ann Kroeker. Ann had a fabulous blog-style gala, and I missed it. ☹ She even had prizes! (That woman knows how to kick-it up.) I missed the party and the prizes because life did what it…

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