Western alumnus (M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies) Paul J. Pastor just released The Listening Day: Meditations on the Way, Volume 1, a distinctive collection of 90 (plus one) devotional meditations.
Many of our lifestyles (running chaotically from task to task) have stifled any appetite for beauty. We need to jumpstart these affections by choosing to practice godly habits that put us in a posture to savor Christ’s beauty. The good news is that affections are like a muscle; they grow and develop as we exercise them.
“Seems such a let-down!” She told me. “After the holidays the anticipation is gone and reality hits me square in the face again. January. It can be cold, dreary and disappointing. Family relationships continue to devastate. My friend still has cancer, family members remain estranged, and a teen I know is still missing.” It almost seemed…Continue reading Praying the Psalms with Eugene Peterson