01 Oct 2015

BORED

While catching up on Facebook I read two different posts, which stated, “I’m bored!” Really? Bored? To be blatantly honest with you, how can anyone be bored? Life is exciting.

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30 Sep 2015

The Secret Place

To assist you in your ministry the Australia Eastern Spiritual Life Department have developed a new resource entitled, ‘The Secret Place’.  The purpose is to encourage people to see the

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24 Sep 2015

TREES

Straight. Tall. Beautiful. The sight is familiar to travelers, whether the journey is via car, bus, or train. Through Maine, Pennsylvania, and Switzerland, the birch, oak, maple, and pine trees

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17 Sep 2015

FEET

Amazing. At least it is amazing to me. It started with a long walk on the beach with shifting sand. It led to torn ligaments, change in gait, and added

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10 Sep 2015

Quieting the Noise

The greatest impact on my spiritual growth has been my exposure to and practice of spiritual disciplines. I was privileged to sit under the teachings of author and speaker Ruth

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08 Sep 2015

A Journey Begins

Our first Cultivate – Young Adult cohort begins a 9-month journey that will challenge and strengthen the “inner life.” Through the book, “The Holy Longing” by Ronald Rolheiser, we will

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02 Sep 2015

PROTECTION

I was melting. Seriously, I was melting. The drops of fluid on my skin, the mascara smearing around my eyes, the dampness of the clothing on my body, and the

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02 Sep 2015

Invitation to the 2015 Holiness Institute for Soldiers

Dear Corps/ARC officers, God’s comrades in Christ: Save the dates for the 2015 Holiness Institute for Soldiers and send your people to this Sprit-filled event! For more than a decade,

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10 Aug 2015

Cultivate Young Adult-Beginning THIS September

UPDATE: The Cohort is Full!  Stay tuned for next year’s Cohort!   Do you want more from your spiritual life? Do you want to connect more deeply, more often, more

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17 Jul 2015

OOB – Prayer Backpacks!

This year at Old Orchard Beach, the prayer room goes wherever you go.  We made it personal and portable! The Spiritual Life Development Department has created a supply of Prayer

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04 Jun 2015

Summer Reading List

Do you have your summer reading list ready?  Can we make some suggestions?  Below is a list of some books that the Spiritual Life Development Department would like recommend.  Happy

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20 Apr 2015

Contemplation in Action – by Richard Rohr & Friends

The words “action” and “contemplation” seem to be exact opposites, but in a world weary of war and hungry for deeper meaning and direction author Richard Rohr helps us to

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