Home Lenten Reflections from “Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life”

Lenten Reflections from “Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life”

“What if you turned to God like parched soil soaking up the rain, or a sunflower reaching upward toward the sun’s warmth?” —Kathleen Fischer

From “Walking with God in a Wired World,” Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, Vol. XXX, No. 2 (Feb/Mar/Apr 2015), (Nashville, TN: The Upper Room, 2015), 44.

“Religious disciplines and devotional practices are the scaffolding that supports us, especially in our darkest hour.” —Michael Downey

From God and the Paraphernalia of God,” Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, Vol. XXX, No. 2 (Feb/Mar/Apr 2015), (Nashville, TN: The Upper Room, 2015), 36.

“I’ve learned that the more I honor the call to pause, to listen deep within, to be with God and God alone, the brighter all activities shine and the more they pulse with meaning.” — Steve Doughty

From “Confessions of a Noisy Contemplative,” Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, Vol. XXX, No. 2 (Feb/Mar/Apr 2015), (Nashville, TN: The Upper Room, 2015), 32.

“The contemplative eye neither judges or intrudes, but rather receives.” —Robert Corin Morris

From “With Eyes of Love: Contemplation and Compassion,” Weavings: A Journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, Vol. XXX, No. 2 (Feb/Mar/Apr 2015), (Nashville, TN: The Upper Room, 2015), 9.