reconciling things

“Allow it all to happen: beauty and terror…” Rilke

Recently I decided my attitude needed a severe adjustment. I had wallowed long enough. I am the kind of person who needs a good wallow. There is no “power of positive thinking” in my personality. I need to dive deep, feel it all, and then come up for air and perspective once I have fully …

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I have been a worship leader and a pastor.  In Protestant non-liturgical churches there is often a disconnect between worship leaders and pastors. Generally speaking worship leaders see the most important part of the Sunday service as the “worship”–meaning the singing and the pouring of one’s heart out to God.  The music, no-doubt, takes up …

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