Category Archives: Mysticism

LANGUAGE, UNITY & EMBRACING DIVERSITY

 As I sat in the airport waiting for a flight to the Los Angeles area, the woman sitting next to me set her computer in front of me with the live visual of people panicking at LAX, the main Los … Continue reading

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Musings on piano practice and prophetic ministry

 Piano lesosn today – third week that I have mainly spent on three Bach “Twp-Part Inventions” which I am so slow to be able to play at all, pharmacy much less master. Lots of scales and other basic exercises, nurse … Continue reading

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A MEDITATION ON COMMUNITY

How is my faith enriched and informed by the Meeting? Images of the Holy So, what does it mean to gather together in worship?  I have heard others comment they are aware of God’s presence when alone, but thrash about … Continue reading

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Graceful. Grace-filled.

Graceful. Grace-filled. What’s the difference? The first seems mainly external – coordinated limbs and agile feet come quickly to mind. Yet being graceful can also apply to how we deal with complex or aggravated situations: can we diffuse the tension … Continue reading

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Taking Up the Cross

One of my long-time F/friends confessed to me last spring that she had been happily reading my new book until she came to the section “Taking Up the Cross.” At which point she set the book down and couldn’t bear … Continue reading

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A Meditation on Community: How Is My Faith Enriched and Informed by the Meeting?

So, what does it mean to gather together in worship? I have heard others comment they are aware of God’s presence when they are alone, but thrash about in meeting or find it dry. I cannot answer for them, but … Continue reading

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