DISCOVERING YOUR SACRED IDENTITY


LONELINESS

The Enduring Pandemic

(A new online course)

Since March 2020 our lives have been affected in different ways by the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has received much attention in media given the implications of it to our lives. A much quieter pandemic that has affected lives around the world for generations and of which our generation has not been spared is that of loneliness. In this course we will explore the reality of loneliness in our times, looking at causes and potential cures, as well as lessons to be learned in seasons of loneliness.

Doing Life With God.

“Discipline means to prevent everything in your life from being filled up. Discipline means that somewhere you’re not occupied, and certainly not preoccupied. In the spiritual life, discipline means to create that space in which something can happen that you hadn’t planned or counted on.” (Henri Nouwen)

Posted 9 weeks ago

“There is a difference between seeking to know things for the sake of knowledge itself and being willing to undergo renunciation to be possessed by truth.” (James Houston)

Posted 12 weeks ago

“There should not be a split between what we think and what we do. Once our personal connection to what is wrong becomes clear, then we have to choose: we can go on as before, recognizing our dishonesty and living with it the best we can, or we can begin the effort to change the way we think and live.”

- Wendell Berry

Posted 16 weeks ago

“If we are to recover what it means to be a creature, to live a given life in a given world, then Sabbath will be a central practice. It is in Sabbath that we learn to rest and wrest ourselves from the anxieties of achievement, of making and doing, that clamor inside and out.”

(Ragan Sutterfield)

Posted 23 weeks ago

“Discipline is the effort to avoid deafness and to become sensitive to the sound of the voice that calls us by a new name and invites us to a new life in discipleship.” (Henri Nouwen)

Posted 31 weeks ago