Action and Contemplation

Action and Contemplation  For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God – not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared … Continue reading Action and Contemplation

Knowledge vs Experience

Knowledge vs Experience  Should the wise answer with windy knowledge, and fill themselves with the east wind? Should they argue in unprofitable talk, or in words with which they can do no good?        Job 15:2-3 I am a life-long lover of knowledge and learning. There are usually several books on my nightstand and … Continue reading Knowledge vs Experience

A Contemplative Life

A Contemplative Life  For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.  Isaiah 30:15 What exactly is a contemplative life? How is it different from a regular life? Most of our lives are too busy to … Continue reading A Contemplative Life