The Paradox of Flourishing

The Paradox of Flourishing

We are meant to flourish—not just to survive, but to thrive; not just to exist, but to explore and expand. This statement comes from Andy Crouch’s new book, Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk, and True Flourishing. The question is, how do we attain “true...
All of Life as Prayer

All of Life as Prayer

In my preparation for teaching the Made to Flourish webinar series, I have been reading… actually, something more like studying the book, Sacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton. It is one of those resources that has been able to makes sense of the sometimes...
What Do You Want?

What Do You Want?

Well, it turns out that I want lots of things… and yet perhaps I only really want one thing… or person. We all have some scale of what is desirous and that which is less so. Sometimes what we desire is what we ought to desire. Sometimes we desire what we shouldn’t....