Tag Archives: Transformation

Soul Serenade

You may be distracted numerous times. And perhaps your entire practice will be full of sensations clamoring for attention (like monkeys in a banana tree). These distractions are YOU in the Flesh. Be abhorred, you are being judged, Cross examined, … Continue reading

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the Wizard of Oz in the Heartland

People who are stuck in life or love many times act like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz, searching or reaching for an Oil Can to help stop the squeak and retard the rust. Offering relief to the … Continue reading

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Life as Participation

After conversion, you don’t look out at reality; you look out from reality. In other words, God is not “out there”; you are in God and God is in you. You are in the middle of Reality! You’re a part … Continue reading

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The Church is Judging Me

“As an evangelical, I discovered while I was at Wheaton College that it was possible to dismiss the entire church as having gone off the rails by about 95 A.D. That is, we (evangelicals) with our open bibles knew better … Continue reading

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Intravenous Incarnation

The people who we minister to everyday have to be slowly persuaded with an impersonation (read incarnation) of the love of Jesus intravenously through a drip bag. Its slow, relational, personal, making disciples, not at all like “church as usual”…in … Continue reading

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de Grot – Cave of the Heart part 5

The cave is a house of mirrors and each mirror gives an exaggerated effect. An area of our inner self that if dealt with honestly and not in denial we’ll be able to over time heal, grow and learn to … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

Misha Elman, one of the greatest violinists of the twentieth century, was walking through the streets of new York City one afternoon when a tourist approached him. “Excuse me sir,” the stranger began, “could you tell me how to get … Continue reading

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Trophies of Grace

John Wesley asked…“Why are we not more holy? …and answered, “Chiefly because we are enthusiasts, looking for the end without the means.” Enthusiasm does not make up for preparation or compensate for lack of discipline, conditioning, practice, coaching, experience, and … Continue reading

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“We can’t give help when we can’t ask for it; When you feel judgment for asking for help you are, by default, always judging when you offer help because you have attached judgment to needing help; One way judgment shows … Continue reading

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