Category Archives: Purifying the Soul

Your Pride and Joy: Thinking Outside the Mirror

Wise in Our Own Eyes I give each of you this warning: Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation of yourselves, measuring yourselves by the faith God has given us. [Romans 12:3]. The … Continue reading

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Resolutions to Please God: Changing Our Lifestyle

Resolutions Pleasing to God What does it mean, then, to worship God? It means learning to be with him, it means that we stop trying to dialogue with him, and it means sensing that his presence is the most true, the most … Continue reading

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A Rumi Belly: Ruminations on a Fasting Stomach

Rumi’s Fasting Stomach What hidden sweetness is found in this empty stomach! Man is like a lute, neither more nor less. When the lute’s stomach is full, It cannot lament, whether high or low. If your brain and stomach burn … Continue reading

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