31 07, 2016

Renewing a Right Spirit: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for July 31, 2016

2017-03-28T14:56:42-05:00 July 31st, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER Loving God, My father used to ask me a single question, over and over again, when he was angry about something I had done. He would inquire “what were you thinking?” My answer was usually, “Nothing. I wasn’t thinking anything. Dad, obviously I just wasn’t thinking.” That never seemed to satisfy him. I don’t suppose it satisfies you, either, when I do something that is hurtful to others, hurtful to myself, and most importantly draws me farther away from [...]

3 07, 2016

Freedom is Not Free: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for July 3, 2016

2017-03-28T14:56:55-05:00 July 3rd, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

  We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER Loving God, I sometimes get frustrated with our country. I become frustrated with our political system, with our candidates and representatives, our leaders and our government. I look around and wonder what is going on, why some things are happening and other things are not happening. Too often, those feelings lead me to bow out, not sure whom to cheer for, not sure how to make an impact. Sometimes, I end up simply focusing [...]

15 11, 2015

Deep Breaths: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for November 15, 2015

2017-03-28T14:58:19-05:00 November 15th, 2015|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER God of all times, There are days I hear that voice in my head that I am absolutely sure is not you. It is a voice that comes from a dark place in my heart, a place where there is pain. It is a voice that judges someone else, a voice of self-righteousness, a voice that nurses ill-will and my own self as a victim. I unwillingly rehearse the words in my mind over and over… “He has [...]