In thin places, the conversation with God that we call prayer comes a little more easily. In thin places, there is a gentle invitation to relax into love and generativity and peace. In thin places, as a wise old friend once said, there is a burning bush around every corner.
Articles tagged “Father Knows Best”
It’s time for you and your girlfriend to book a few meetings with an impartial professional and talk these (and still other) questions out.
Out of love for your spouse, out of love for God, out of love for yourself, it is time to demand that change begin now.
Write with the goal of giving a gift to your reader, write with the goal of giving a gift to yourself, write with the goal of giving a gift to God.
The most charitable explanation that I can come up with is that we are well-intentioned but thoroughly clueless.
It can take a lot of time and a lot of effort to get to the place where we are able to name out loud the thing with which we are struggling.
My educated guess is that the symbols, traditions, and ritual actions around marriage which will survive are those that, in some way, nurture relationships.
I’m worried that you may not be allowing room for the possibility of finding the Spirit in the everydayness of neighbor and of neighborhood.