A Desperate Need: The Way of Heart

The Way of the Heart: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers Why I picked up this book: This book was required reading for one of my leadership courses in seminary. Because of the some of the spiritual disciplines shared in it, I have revisited it several times since. During this difficult time inContinue reading “A Desperate Need: The Way of Heart”

Wilderness: Take a Rest, Why Don’t You

Many of us are way too hard on ourselves. We take ourselves too seriously to the point of feeling guilty when we prioritize rest. We have limited ourselves to self-imposed obligations which eat precious time not realizing that God has something so much richer for us. We allow ourselves to be manipulated by others about what it is we should be doing (yes, this often occurs in the church and especially among women and moms).