Spiritual Check-ups

Spiritual Tune-up: Six 1-Liners. Attention, Silence, Jesus, Focus, Prayer, Melancholy

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These are the 1-liners featured in recent ” Spiritual Tune-up” Articles. They are worth a few minutes of attention. Click the sentence to see the original short article.

 

  1. The first act of love is always the giving of attention.
    – Dallas Willard
  2. Today I will do what others won’t,
    so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.

    – Jerry Rice
  3. God is the friend of silence …
    We need silence
    to be able to touch souls.

    – Mother Teresa
  4. There is absolutely nothing
    in what Jesus himself or his early followers taught
    that suggests you can decide just to enjoy forgiveness
    at Jesus’s expense
    and have nothing more to do with him.

    – Dallas Willard
  5. Hypocrisy or insincerity
    is the first thing to guard against in prayer.
    Beware not to say what you do not mean.
    … Pour out your heart before Him.

    – John Wesley
  6. I fear the spirit of melancholy and constraint.
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Hypocrisy or insincerity is the first thing to guard against in prayer. Beware not to say what you do not mean. … Pour out your heart before Him. – John WesleyClick To Tweet

 

There is one Kingdom that is truly Honest, Holistic, and Humane.
Jesus and the Prophets described it, and taught us how to pursue and build it.
In frightening times of crisis after crisis – like now –
we need to stay focused on this project!

 


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