Archive for May 2018

Blessed, Broken and Scared: Becoming a Eucharistic People

Blessed, Broken and Scared …odd title isn’t it? It is both the title for the retreats that I provide for churches around the country as well as the title for my upcoming new book. I plan to have it published before the end of this year. My hope is that as people read this book,…

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Wallowing In Mud

Do you remember playing in the mud and mud puddles when you were a child? It was great fun. You just couldn’t seem to get muddy enough. Little kids are almost instinctively drawn to the mud. If you have children, when they were small and wanted to play outside, how many times did you say…

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Shadow Boxing: A Journey of Self-Discovery

Thomas Merton once wrote: “Every one of us is shadowed by an illusory person: a false self.” Based on our actions and aspirations, all of us have a self which can’t truly exist. Our false and private self wants to follow our own rules and it wants to live outside of God’s will for us.…

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Father or Task Master, Which Is It?

Through my work in this ministry, I have encountered many Christians who seem to live in the fear of God’s wrath. They far too often see God as a harsh task master, ready to punish them for their every mistake. With each subsequent sin, they fear their salvation is in jeopardy. This seems to me…

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