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Category: Ego

Free me from care for myself ...

A few days ago I wrote about a deeper kind of silence described by Robert Mulholland. Have you ever asked yourself, "What am I supposed to do during times of silence? 🙂 Today, I want to share one of the most profoundly helpful tips ever offered to me as I think about what I might […]

Fear ...

"When fear, rather than love, compels us, we do really terrible things to other people." (Shane Claiborne) Think about our world right now. Doesn't fear feel like the primary emotion in the atmosphere? Fear + hatred. With these as the driving forces, really terrible things are being done. Everywhere we look. Fear + hatred = […]

The vital lie ...

I can't close the cover on Ronald Rolheiser's The Shattered Lantern without sharing one last idea. I remember reading this almost 20 years ago when I was in my late 30s and desperately trying to find a sense of myself in this world. I felt responsible to prove myself, to show the world that my […]

We are all narcissists ...

Referring back to my post about Henri Nouwen's keen insight into the human dilemma ... Ronald Rolheiser, the author of the book The Shattered Lantern, outlines three factors that keep many of us "busy and bored," frantic to get through our days, but left wondering if, in the end, there is any purpose to all […]

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