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{This Sacred Everyday} Tanya Marlow

Over the past few months I've had the opportunity to encounter and get to know Tanya Marlow through her writing and her friendship in the blogosphere. Every time I connect with her I have been encouraged and cared for. She is kind and humble and I'm thankful to have discovered her and her writing. ******** Sometimes ...

The Eternal Now (Debby Bellingham, Part 4)

Welcome to Part 4 of Debby Bellingham's spiritual practice series. If you missed my introduction to her on Monday, find it here.  * * * St. Therese of Lisieux, also known as Godʼs little flower, was born in 1873. This nun’s autobiographical journal, The Story of a Soul, was written because the mother superior of her ...

The Eternal Now (Debby Bellingham, Part 3)

Welcome to Part 2 of Debby Bellingham's spiritual practice series. If you missed my introduction to her on Monday, find it here.  * * * In Daniel 1, in the description of the siege and capture of Jerusalem by Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar, we see three different descriptions of God's acts: The Lord lets  Jerusalem be ...

The Eternal Now (Debby Bellingham, Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of Debby Bellingham's spiritual practice series. If you missed my introduction to her yesterday, find it here.  * * * In 2001 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Obviously, it was very frightening news. As it happened, I was scheduled to leave for a personal prayer retreat several days after I received the ...

The Eternal Now (Debby Bellingham, Part 1)

While I'm off in Italy, I'm honored to share with you a friend whose spiritual wisdom has shaped me in countless ways. For one year in San Francisco, Debby Bellingham was my spiritual director. She walked with me through my struggles with guilt and continually brought me into the reality of God's abiding love for me. I'm so ...

{This Sacred Everyday} Enuma Okoro

I can't tell you what a Great Big Ol' Deal it is to have Enuma Okoro here today. She is a fellow Patheos blogger, a lovely thinker, and has one of those smiles that makes you want to forget whatever you were just complaining about. (After you finish this post, I hope you'll read her books.) I'm thankful she's willing to spend ...

The Real Work (a guest post from Adam McHugh)

Today I'm away with my family at "Cousins Camp." Yes, I'm not even joking. We call it that and we have t-shirts. So, in my stead, the ever faithful Adam McHugh is here to do what he does best. If you don't know Adam or his work, get yourself a copy of his book, Introverts in the Church. It will change how you think about ...