A New Perspective on Silence

A New Perspective on Silence

I have been having a love affair this year with practicing a discipline of silence. As I learn more about the Christian tradition of this particular spiritual discipline, I have benefited greatly by being still with God. Last night I had what you might call an...
Waiting in God’s Presence

Waiting in God’s Presence

I read a portion of Richard Foster’s Devotional Classics* this morning in my quiet time. I read about Madame Jeanne Guyon, a French woman who spent nearly twenty-five years of her life imprisoned in Vincennes and the Bastille because of her religious beliefs. A gifted...

What Price Is “Too Busy?”

Over the course of the past two months, the phrases, “I’m too busy,” and “I know you are so busy,” have seemed to grate on my nerves like fingernails scraping down a chalkboard—you know that feeling—making me wince and cringe more than ever before. We have many...