Our culture does not teach us to take responsibility for each other. We are so individualistic that we consider religion to be a private affair. In the book of Genesis when God asked Cain where his brother was, Cain mockingly responded, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” Anyone who reads the Bible seriously will know that … More I am my brother’s and sister’s keeper!
I have found protective power by confiding in others and asking them to hold me accountable, especially when I am away from home. This protective power can come from a one-on-one relationship or from a small group of men. Several years ago before traveling to a city on the east coast to teach an intensive … More Protection away from home
God wants his children to talk to him about everything. I like how Brother Lawrence, a monk from the 17th Century, challenges us to not limit in any way our conversations with God. “The most holy and necessary practice in our spiritual life is the presence of God. That means finding constant pleasure in His … More Practicing the Presence