Dr. Brian Russell is the author of Centering Prayer: Sitting Quietly in God's Presence Can Change Your Life, a uniquely rich resource for spiritual…
Here are five daily meditations on wisdom, bite-sized and brief enough to fit between Zoom calls. Each contains a timely word of wisdom. Breathe these in during a moment of solitude, with housemates, or as a family.
I am now learning to grieve. And my Dad isn’t here to teach me. C.S. Lewis noted after the death of his wife that he didn’t know grief felt so much like fear. The fear I have is that I won’t grieve – or that I won’t grieve well. I have had my tears, but what is grief supposed to look like? How will I know I’ve grieved?
"The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the…
Have you ever had a day where you worried that you weren’t going to have enough? Enough love. Enough patience. Enough energy. Enough smarts.…
Close your eyes and imagine God turning towards you. What do you see? What might God see?
Christmas stillness is deep, underlying peace that bookends our days, whether they are good or bad, joyful or tragic.
Meditation is a treasured practice in Christian history but it is also a much-needed spiritual practice in my life.
Yet, whether we like it or not, a sense of alienation begins to creep into our lives, disconnecting us from a life of intentionality, a life of integration, a life of wholeness that is a hallmark of Celtic Christianity.
Celtic Christianity, through its prayers and practices, grounds participants in the fundamentals of who we are as human beings – creatures of God, our lives connected to the earth and related to the world – even the world beyond our tangible senses.