Lukewarm Living

Lukewarm Living  I know your words; you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were either cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to spit you out of my mouth.  Revelation 3:15-16 The author of the Revelation to John received messages for each of the … Continue reading Lukewarm Living

Staying Awake

Staying Awake  Keep awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. Mark 14:38 Mindfulness is a popular buzzword these days. Be present to the moment. Be here now. Seize the day. We have many contemporary ways of saying what Jesus … Continue reading Staying Awake

Contemplative Practices, Part 2

Contemplative Practices, Part 2 Put these things into practice, devote yourself to them, so that all may see your progress. 1 Timothy 4:15 Contemplative practices do not have the same purpose as other things we practice. When we practice a musical instrument, we have a tangible goal to be able to play a song. We … Continue reading Contemplative Practices, Part 2