Category Archives: Listening

When Prayer Apparently Yields a Bloody Lip

Let’s consider that great theologian Frank Capra’s classic lesson about prayer. Yes, I’m talking about that incisive spiritual treatise we know as the movie, “It’s A Wonderful Life.”     Believe it or not, Capra addresses the issue I mentioned … Continue reading

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True spiritual growth always retains a sense of grief.

When I was a young seminarian, I realized that I really didn’t know much about how to work with people.  I knew that if I were to pursue a career of pastoral ministry, I would need a better understanding of … Continue reading

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