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What is Meditation on God’s Law?

But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night (Psalm 1:2, NLT*). Surely the psalmist doesn’t expect us to go around mentally reciting the Ten Commandments and all the extra bits of legalese that Moses added? Continue reading

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ADVENTURES OF THE SPIRITUAL LIFE

Adventures of the Spiritual Life by Judith Lawrence (reprinted with permission June 22, 2011) “Recollection,” says Evelyn Underhill, “is the traditional term by which mystical writers define the voluntary concentration, a first collecting or gathering in of the attention of … Continue reading

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CONNECTED

Connected by Jan Cox “My kingdom,” said Jesus, “doesn’t consist of what you see around you”  (John 18:36 The Message). When we arrived at our winter residence, I expected to pick up where I had left off last April. As … Continue reading

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OPENING THE DOOR TO LOVE

Opening the Door to Love by Judith Lawrence “Though the state which contemplatives call the prayer of quiet is a common condition of mystical attainment, it is not by itself mystical at all. It is a state of preparation: a … Continue reading

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