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Baptiste Yoga Every Damn Day: Child's Pose

This month, I’m focusing on getting back to the basics.  I talked before about having doubts about my teaching, my practice, and even myself, and I think the best method for dealing with it all is just to quiet all the external input and get back to what you know.   356 more words

September 2, 2014

Matthew 3:14-15 But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”
Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness.” Then John consented. 562 more words

Christian

Grown Folk Thinking

We learn very early that there are things in life designated as “grown folk stuff.”  Once there existed delineation between the activities of “young folk” and grown folk. 1,228 more words

Devotional

Devotional: Week of September 1, 2014

Proverbs 18:12 – Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.

Over the last couple of weeks I found myself working alongside my wife to dig a 6-foot deep hole through solid clay to attempt to fix a broken water line that leads into an investment home we are in the process of selling.  528 more words

Reflection

Following and leading

Can we learn to lead by following? How does this prepare a dancer to learn the skills needed to lead in tango? Three qualities come to mind in learning to lead by following: acceptance, humility, and adaptability. 995 more words

Learning

Service with a Smile

Luke 17.9

“Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I think not”

            Jesus came to be our example of a servant.  675 more words

This is your brain on dogma

It is easy, perhaps, for a lay Catholic to become intimidated by the sheer volume of dogmatic truths to which we give our assent. The Catechism alone is over 800 pages! 912 more words

Fides Et Ratio