If we learned to listen maybe we wouldn’t judge so quickly….

 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. James 1:19-20 - North Carolina writer Derek Maul This morning's post could easily be a book. So, instead, I'm going to keep it short. I …

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New Adventures in Northern Italy

Hard as it was to say goodbye to Assisi, Rebekah and I boarded the bus excited to be on our way to Northern Italy and a new set of adventures - this time with "Casa di Pashby-Maul" as our base of operations. Traveling by rail - once again - proved a fast, efficient, convenient, and comfortable alternative to …

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always learning, always listening, always open to the Spirit…

This morning's thoughts are all about perspective. First, Rebekah read an interesting news article before breakfast that discussed how the structure of the language we use influences the way our minds work. I've written about this before (The Unmaking of a Part-Time Christian) in terms of using the language of grace to literally transform the …

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