Paralyzed by Grace? What We Can Learn From Monastic Discipline

Adapted from Grateful to the Dead.   We wonder today why we are spiritually anemic. This post from the monasticism chapter of my forthcoming Medieval Wisdom: An Exploration with C S Lewis moves on from the first of the “principles of mastery”–passion–to the third–discipline. Holiness is not optional, and it requires effort All this talk of [Read More…]

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John Wesley’s messages on work and economics

When we ran our recent series of  posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong, we accidentally missed this one. Ooops! Enjoy. If you want to read more of what Wesley had to [Read More…]

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[VIDEO] Can day-to-day work be holy?

Cargo pilot Norm Goodyear, whom we featured a couple of days ago, is back with some reflections on the holiness of ordinary things: This is part of our ongoing feature in this space of clips from a wonderful YouTube channel run by The High Calling called  “60 Seconds to Significance“.  It features  approximately one-minute talks about work [Read More…]

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