Stories of Renewal: Mind

"Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." Romans 12:2 Our world moves quickly. And we get stuck in patterns, in ruts, mental or otherwise, that do not serve us well. We end up serving the cause of efficiency, or success, or an… Continue reading Stories of Renewal: Mind

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Stories of Renewal: Body

“There is more wisdom in your body than your deepest philosophy.” -Nietzsche The above quotation would not be accepted by all. But, it makes an important point--our bodies are more than just vehicles that carry around our minds. In fact, our minds can be deeply affected by our bodies, and vice versa. Bodies have a… Continue reading Stories of Renewal: Body

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Stories of Renewal: Spirit

“The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year, but rather that we should have a new soul.” –G.K. Chesterton This seems a bit intense. What a change! Does the movement from December 31 to January 1=new soul? Perhaps. Perhaps not. I can envision a very strange science fiction… Continue reading Stories of Renewal: Spirit

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“Do they know it’s Christmas time?”

"Do they know it's Christmas time?" used to be one of my favorite holiday jams, but now it bothers me. I don't want to disregard the fact that people are suffering in the world, but I spent last Christmas in Rwanda, and I know they know it's Christmas time. Without going into detail, the song paints a… Continue reading “Do they know it’s Christmas time?”