19 Jun 2020

A Father’s Day view of spiritual formation

I’m no longer Matt Hodgson; I mean, of course I’m still me, but that’s not how I’m known. I’m now known as “Grace’s Dad” or “Ella’s Dad” or “the triplet’s

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26 Mar 2020

Self Care During Crisis (for your Mind, Body & Spirit)

We have heard over and over again that these are challenging days.  The Coronavirus Pandemic is unchartered territory for all of us.  This is especially true for The Salvation Army

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19 Mar 2020

Creating Rituals of Micro-Liturgies for Uncertain Times

For our collective safety against COVID-19, we now embrace social distancing and turn inward to cloister ourselves for an indeterminate amount of time. At the very least, our traditional and

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07 Jul 2017

SLD Summer Reading List

Hey friends and fellow companions, My kids came home last week with their annual “Summer Reading Lists.” This prompted our family to put together baskets for the kids with some

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01 May 2017

To see God

Contemplation and meditation in active, others–focused ministry As a colonel in The Salvation Army, Samuel Logan Brengle wrote an essay entitled “The Mystic, Wondrous Universe in my Backyard (for tired

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