Category Archives: Summer 2011

The End of Summer

What child, while summer is happening, bothers to think much that summer will end? What child, when snow is on the ground, stops to remember that not long ago the ground was snowless? It is by its content rather than … Continue reading

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Summer Siestas

And so the holiday weekend in the states has passed. It’s never quite the same when you live outside the red, white and blue, but we had our small share of sparklers and fireworks. And so we’ve also passed the … Continue reading

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The courage to share freely…..

One more thought from Henri on this issue of pouring it out, giving it all away. Often we think that we do not know enough to be able to teach others. We might even become hesitant to tell others what … Continue reading

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More Than Enough

Read on….. The opposite of a scarcity mentality is an abundancy mentality. With an abundancy mentality we say, “There is enough for everyone, more than enough: food, knowledge, love . . . everything.” With this mind-set we give away whatever … Continue reading

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Spiritual Hoarding

Listen to this. As fearful people we are inclined to develop a mind-set that makes us say, “There’s not enough food for everyone, so I better be sure I save enough for myself in case of emergency,” or “There’s not … Continue reading

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Rapido o Lento

I was faced with an unusual predicament this morning – rapido o lento? Fast or slow? My local municipal pool has been instituting new reglas, most of which are backfiring. Most morning swimmers follow an established code of conduct, those … Continue reading

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A glimpse of something deeply hidden…..

Ask. Seek. Knock. These are action words of pursuit, these imply that there is something to be found that just might be hidden. These are paying attention words. Sometimes you get a little glimpse, and in a small moment, it’s … Continue reading

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Becoming a road that He travels…..

Good morning! The majority of my life has found its rhythm around the flow of the school year. That said, summer is free space. The school books are on the shelves, and there is more time to sit on the … Continue reading

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Shine Bright!

To be a witness for God is to be a living sign of God’s presence in the world. Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey Even when we don’t have words or answers or solutions, we can still stand and be … Continue reading

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Morning Prayers Part Three

Watch what God does, and then you do it, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents. Mostly what God does is love you. Keep company with him and learn a life of love. Observe how Christ loved us. … Continue reading

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