Monthly Archives: June 2011

Live the Questions

Still reading Nouwen. His work is full of big ideas! In the book Spiritual Direction, Nouwen speaks about “living the questions.” He encourages readers, “Live the questions until God, sometimes like lightning, reveals enough guidance to enable you to live … Continue reading

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Nouwen: Answers from above

In his book, Spiritual Direction, Henry Nouwen tells the story of a brief interaction with Mother Teresa. Nouwen recounts how he was in the midst of a difficult time, and carefully planned the occasion of meeting Mother Teresa so that … Continue reading

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The Inspiration for “Big Ideas”

The Summer of Big Ideas blog concept was conceived, unknowingly (and ironically), about 9 months ago when I stumbled into Morton Library as a brand new seminarian. What I found was surprising. (Read this post for more on that revelation!) … Continue reading

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Summing It Up

I’m winding down my six month commitment to the Sabbath Keeping experiment, and wanted to share a song that has spoken to me immensely during this time. The song is by Audrey Assad, who is an amazing artist. If you’ve … Continue reading

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