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14 Feb 2018

Cultive Cohort 1

CULTIVE —el curso en línea de formación espiritual—, comenzará su primer sesión en marzo. El departamento de Desarrollo de la Vida Espiritual ya está aceptando las solicitudes. Infórmese más y

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13 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 3)

How Are You? It’s been a little over a week now. You’ve come down from the mountain. Your heart might still be in the clouds, but your feet are back

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08 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 2)

Patterns I have a bit of a pattern problem. I’m really intrigued by them. I always look for them. Most of the time it’s not even on purpose. I can

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05 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 1)

Beyond Words Overwhelming. Stupefying. Staggering. Astonishing. Compelling. Humbling. Awesome. A few words that Isaiah might have used to describe the experience of his vision. What words would you use to

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31 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 4)

From Faithful to Faithless (and back) The book of Isaiah opens with these words, “The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of

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29 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 3)

The death of Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26, Isaiah 6) Isaiah 6 opens with the words “In the year that King Uzziah died.’ In the scope of biblical history, these words

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From the Blog

30 Nov 2017


Whether we are ready or not, the Christmas season is upon us. Even before the last “trick or treat” was pronounced at my front doors, stores were gearing up with

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21 Nov 2017

To Wait for Thee

The spiritual discipline of prayer and contemplation relies heavily on the practice of silence. One of the highlights of my life was participating in a one-day silent retreat at St.

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14 Nov 2017

Reflections on Solitude and Silence from the Holy Land

“Immediately (Jesus) made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he

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07 Nov 2017

Confronting Our Nothingness

(an excerpt from The Way of the Heart, by Henri Nouwen) In order to understand the meaning of solitude, we must first unmask the ways in which the idea of

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01 Nov 2017

What does an extrovert know about silence and solitude?

When I first started out in ministry someone shared the concept of silence and solitude with me as a spiritual discipline. I was both frightened and dreading it as if

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24 Oct 2017

Our Restless Hearts

At most of our Spiritual Life Development retreats, we will use liturgies that we’ve created as a means to guide our prayer time. These liturgies serve several purposes. They expose

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