Days Without Grace

She was being interviewed on National Public Radio (NPR). An American actress playing the mother of a special needs child in a new play from London now touring the USA. The play is getting rave reviews as it explores the inner workings of a 15-year-old boy whose parents love, but can’t touch because of his … More Days Without Grace

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Affliction: How a Good God Loves His People (Sometimes)

Sunday Afternoon Musings The reformer Martin Luther described the Christian spiritual life as consisting of three primary operations under the guidance of the Spirit. In Latin, those three operations were, Oratio, Meditatio, and Tentatio – Prayer, Meditation, and Struggle/Affliction. The disciplines of prayer and meditation over the word of the living God is pretty straight … More Affliction: How a Good God Loves His People (Sometimes)

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13 Ways to Develop a Passion for the Things of God

Wednesday is for Prayer Luke 7:36-50 is one of my favorite passages of Scripture and episodes in the life of Christ. Brief recap: A Pharisee is having dinner with Jesus and becomes upset when a woman “from the street, a sinner” begins to weep, dripping tears on Jesus’s feet, bends to wipe his feet with … More 13 Ways to Develop a Passion for the Things of God

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