The Overshadowing God: Life in the Spirit

John William Waterhouse, 1914

  To be filled, we must become empty. People talk about a “spiritual vacuum” in their lives, about a hungriness or a longing, and this is the starting place. We who pray Veni, Sanctu Spiritus cannot expect the Spiritus to Veni if we’re already quite pleasantly filled, thank you very much. The Spirit is not [Read More...]

The Green Isle Community (Friends of God 5)


The Friends of God were committed to community. While their associations with each other were indeed informal and unregulated, they recognized the value of mutual support and encouragement in their God-friendships. The Green Isle Community is one example of this. Today, Strasbourg in eastern France is known as the headquarters of the European Parliament, but [Read More...]