Let’s make ourselves “open to receive the Spirit’s flame so that it will come to rest in our hearts”
“In the Scriptures, when people experienced an encounter with God (a vision), they were left with a divine commission (a command). This resulted in a change of life that made an impact on the surrounding community-a mission. “
Dorian and David discuss how we can transcend the religious observance and engage in the spirituality of Holy Week.
“If you’ve grown up in North American culture, you have been trained all your life to expect Jesus to make your life a “triumphal entry” into the “winner’s circle.” The reality of love calls us to follow Jesus into the same great humility. We can NEVER experience the resurrection unless we’ve died.”
Dorian and David discuss a way of living life through the great paschal mystery of Christ.
“When my life feels like an ambling journey: aimless, wind-blown, and chaos-driven; in your mercy, give me the grace of courage to pray: ‘Lord, I give myself over to this flight on the wind of your Spirit.'”
“If we are truly surrendered, we will never be aware of our own efforts to remain surrendered. Our entire life will be consumed with the One to whom we surrender.” (Oswald Chambers)
“Father, forgive me for the times I desired a seat at a table you would have flipped” -Steven Price
“And so when the window of the soul becomes illumined with God’s presence, it’s good to bask in it as we would in our own homes as the morning sun streams through the windows. It’s good to sit in silence for a bit, and then to “rise, and not be afraid” of whatever befalls us the rest of the day: whether the events turn out to be terrible, spectacular, or mundane.”