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3 Ways to Cultivate Joy While Working for Change
Originally Posted: 08/19/2014 - 9:49am | Type: Blog

I’ve been considering three approaches in cultivating joy, a God-given, buoyant energy, in the midst of some weighty work. I was among millions across the globe wrapped up in the ...

Three Ways to Maintain Yourself While Maintaining a Movement
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 10:56am | Type: Blog

Doing justice is hard and exhausting work. We are compelled to action by the urgency of the suffering and pain and evil that mark life for so many in God’s world. And the work is never done. ...

Silence: A Path to Action
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:30pm | Type: Blog

What does one take to a three-day silent retreat? Apparently a lot of noise. I had such a hard time packing for my weekend away — cramming my bag with a stack of contemplative pra ...