Loving Silence And Intimacy With God

As Ecclesiastes reminds us, there is a time to speak and a time to be silent, and too many of us aren’t silent nearly often enough – or, when we are, we experience that silence as one of deprivation, restraint, and biting-back. Loving silence is different. [Click title to read more.]

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On “Thoughts And Prayers”

The truth is that the phrase “thoughts and prayers,” or the offhanded promise “I’m praying for you,” can be empty. It can be performative. It can be meaningless. And before believers utter it – whether in text, on Twitter, in person, or anywhere else – we’d do well to ask ourselves a few questions and to think about what it is we’re really saying. [Click title to read more.]

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