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Tag Archives: imperfection

A Gospel of Humility

I’m convinced that Jesus’ good news is that God’s choice is always for the excluded one. Continue Reading A Gospel of Humility

Discovering the Little Way

Any Christian “perfection” is, in fact, our ability to include, forgive, and accept our imperfection. Continue Reading Discovering the Little Way

A Universal Addiction

Twelve-Step Spirituality: Part One A Universal Addiction Sunday, December 8, 2019 The addiction and overdose crisis . . . does not so much reflect moral failings of individuals as it does reveal a sickness that has infected the country and our collective consciousness. —Timothy McMahan King [1] Living School alumnus Tim King fairly attributes the… Continue Reading A Universal Addiction

Seeing through Shadows

Hope in the Darkness Seeing through Shadows Sunday, September 3, 2017 Spiritual transformation is often thought of as movement from darkness to light. In one sense that is true, while in another sense, this image fails to show the whole picture. Darkness is always present alongside the light. Pure light blinds; shadows are required for… Continue Reading Seeing through Shadows

The Weeds and the Wheat

Everything Belongs: Week 2 The Weeds and the Wheat Monday, December 5, 2016 Can true humility and compassion exist in our words and in our eyes unless we know we too are capable of any act? —St. Francis of Assisi [1] Jesus uses a number of images that illustrate the tension between good and evil.… Continue Reading The Weeds and the Wheat

Wholeness and Love

Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 2 Wholeness and Love Friday, July 29, 2016 Perfection is not the elimination of imperfection. Divine perfection is the ability to recognize, forgive, and include imperfection—just as God does with all of us. Only in this way can we find the beautiful and hidden wholeness of God underneath the passing human… Continue Reading Wholeness and Love

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