The Spiritual Practice of Saying “Yes!”

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Yesterday I wrote a blog post about the spiritual practice of saying “no”.  I stand behind the suggestion that there is value in discerning what is ours to do and what is not ours to do and that a growing self-awareness around why we say yes or no is a good thing. The other side [Read More...]

The Spiritual Practice of Saying “No”. (sisters, take note)

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I’ve had the weirdest thing happen recently.  People have thanked me for saying no to them. Let me explain: A couple years ago I returned every email and FB message from strangers and seminary students and desperate pastors.  All of them. I wanted to be like my friend Phyllis Tickle: gracious and accessible. But I’m [Read More...]