Center for Action and Contemplation

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Be Vulnerable in the Moment

We have to remember that how we do anything is how we do everything. How we do this moment is how we are going to do the next moment.
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Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Backward

The genius of the biblical revelation is that it doesn’t just give us the conclusions; it gives us both the process of getting there and the inner and outer authority to trust that process.
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Money Is Meaningless

It is sad that we have a willingness to give our whole lives to producing items of no social benefit.
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Mutual Indwelling

The church creates the bread, and the bread creates the church, like a wonderful and mutual admiration society.
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You Are a Son of Heaven

Francis undoubtedly carried a bit of guilt about his dramatic and showy rejection of his father in the city square many years before.
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man carrying two kids on his arms.

God’s Sons

The spiritual man in mythology, in literature, and in the great world religions has an excess of life.
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