Category Archives: Mind

Silence: The Oxygen of Christian Leadership

  I’ve been greatly impressed with the work of Pete and Geri Scazzaro over recent years. They lead a church in Queens, New York City called New Life Church (link here). Here is a recent blog post from Pete which … Continue reading

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More now

Finding ‘now’ is where we find God. That is were he meets us and the place were we can experience his grace. Jesus taught this early on in his work on earth. He says in Matthew 6:25-34 (NLT): “That is … Continue reading

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The Importance of NOW

Most of us have been taught that the mind is supreme; that my identity, my ‘I am-ness’, my very sense of existence, is caught up with that fact that I can think (remember ‘Je pense donc je suis’? Written by … Continue reading

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A discipline

I have refined my contemplative prayer discipline over a number of years, and continue to do so. Like physical exercise, it’s good to have some variation but there is always a common goal. My simple goal is to come to … Continue reading

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Bright Star

Did you see Jane Campion’s beautiful film Bright Star last year about the romance between poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne? It is now out on DVD and well worth a watch. I particularly enjoyed a short exchange between the … Continue reading

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