31 01, 2016

The Courage to Let Go: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for January 31, 2016

2017-03-28T14:58:01-05:00 January 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. WE PRAY: A PERSONAL PRAYER God, When I look around me at the burdens so many people carry, I am sometimes overwhelmed. Their faces bear the marks of the journey. Furrowed brows. Stoic expressions. Flat eyes. Even counterfeit smiles. And when I think particularly about the people I love the most, my fear is magnified. I want to fix everything in their circumstance. I want to meddle in their lives. I want to make their decisions for them. I am so arrogant as [...]

24 01, 2016

Mindfulness and Clarity: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for January 24, 2016

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We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in service and generosity. A PERSONAL PRAYER God, I am so grateful for this day. I want to be mindful of the blessings and opportunities which shall come my way - •       people with whom I can share friendship and joy and even tears •       the chance to be about something that matters, to pull hard on the plough •       air to breathe and food to eat and safety to relax •       serendipitous moments of joy, when a stranger smiles or the sun breaks through [...]

17 01, 2016

Easier Said Than Done: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for January 17, 2016

2017-03-28T14:58:07-05:00 January 17th, 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 service and generosity. A PERSONAL PRAYER God of Peace, "Do not be anxious..." I hear you, God, but it is easier said than done. Sometimes, I know what makes me anxious. Will there be enough? Enough to pay the bills? Enough to do the things I feel you calling us to do? I have been so blessed over my lifetime, but there have been times in my life when too much of my energy was spent worrying about "enough." Forgive me [...]