Tag Archives: spirituality

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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True Repentance?

In his December 7 daily devotion in My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers says the following: “Repentance always brings a man to this point: I have sinned.  The surest sign that God is at work is when a man … Continue reading

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Easter for Doubters and Rebellious Unbelievers?

I went to Easter vigil last night at a Catholic church with my Mom and her husband.  This morning, I went to Easter services at the Presbyterian church that I normally attend. I gained a fresh appreciation for a post … Continue reading

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The Loner

I got back to reading M. Scott Peck’s The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth. What particularly stood out to me in my latest reading was a scenario that Peck described on pages … Continue reading

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The Prayer of St. Francis: What I Like and Dislike About It

In this post, I’ll be critiquing the Prayer of Saint Francis, as I discuss where I find the prayer helpful as well as the applications of it that do not help me so much. An English version of the prayer … Continue reading

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Interested and Disinterested Love, and Merit

I was thinking recently about selfish people.  I cannot say that I know anybody who is completely selfish.  Nor can I say that I myself am completely selfish.  There are people whom the self-righteous might label as selfish, for there … Continue reading

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Reluctance to Enter Therapy, and Neediness

In my latest reading of The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth, M. Scott Peck talked about the challenges of going into therapy, as well as needy people. I could identify with what … Continue reading

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Spiritual Experiences: Discipline and Quiet

On page 286 of Circle of Life: Traditional Teachings of Native American Elders, James David Audlin talks about attitudes to avoid when one wants to receive a vision: “If we decide in our own minds, ‘I am never going to … Continue reading

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Loving God: Emotion and Obedience

In this post, my topic will be loving God, and I’ll be drawing from my daily quiet times in Deuteronomy 6. In Deuteronomy 6:5, Moses instructs the Israelites to love the LORD their God with all their hearts, with all … Continue reading

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“Grace Greater than Our Sin”

At church this morning, we sang the hymn, “Grace Greater than Our Sin”.  According to the hymn, God’s grace is greater than our sin. The author of the hymn probably meant that God’s grace is sufficient to forgive any sin … Continue reading

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