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The Basement Group

In my latest reading of The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace, M. Scott Peck talks about the Basement Group, a group that gathered together once a week to discuss spirituality. In Peck’s story, the Basement Group started with a … Continue reading

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Problems in and Outside of Community

In my latest reading of M. Scott Peck’s The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace, I could identify with some of the people and problems Peck discussed.  Peck mentioned a man named Marshall who wanted to focus on abstract theology … Continue reading

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A Place Where People Can Be

I started M. Scott Peck’s The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace.  I’d like to use as my starting-point something that Peck says on page 103, as he describes a hypothetical group that has entered into a state of community: … Continue reading

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Continuing the Dialogue

Although I’ve already finished the book, I’d like to talk in today’s post about something in M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  Peck has a chapter about Alcoholics Anonymous, which he … Continue reading

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Finishing Further Along the Road Less Traveled

I finished M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point two passages. On pages 225-226, Peck states: “As a friend of mine once put it, … Continue reading

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Not What He Expected!

I got a chuckle out of a story that I read on pages 155-156 of M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth. A man came up to the minister after the church … Continue reading

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Differences Between The Road Less Traveled and Further Along the Road Less Traveled

On pages 156-157 of Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth (copyright 1993), M. Scott Peck states: “I became a Christian several years after The Road Less Traveled was published—-and remember, the very first sentence … Continue reading

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The Four Stages of Spiritual Growth

In my latest reading of Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth, M. Scott Peck discussed four stages of spiritual growth.  Stage One is called “chaotic/antisocial” and it is a selfish stage, in which people … Continue reading

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Peck on Forgiveness

I started M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  In my latest reading, one topic that Peck discussed was forgiveness.  According to Peck, some people act as if forgiveness is an easy … Continue reading

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Finishing The Road Less Traveled

I finished M. Scott Peck’s The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Growth. My latest reading covered a lot of interesting ground, such as Peck’s belief that God is guiding us to spiritual and moral … Continue reading

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