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false self

Lent: Darkness

Liz Schepel talks about what we can remember in darkness as we continue to reflect on the season of Lent [Ephesians 5:8-14]. Reflection: How much of our lives are in the shadows, but there is goodness and truth waiting to be illuminated? What in particular is scary to dig up? How can we reach for light?

Advent IV: The Surprise of Emmanuel

As we approach the end of the Advent season, Weylin Lee reflects on the surprising invitations that we find in Joseph and Mary’s experience of the birth of Jesus [Matthew 1:18-25]. Reflection How can we reframe our interruptions and disruptions to help strip away our false self? What are the things that we fear in our lives that we need […]

Practicing Discomfort

Weylin Lee talks about some practices of discomfort that might be helpful in our attempt to live more fully out of our true self [Luke 7:1-10]. Reflection: Who are some people that you need to practice listening to fully understand their story and lens? What are some things generating stress and worry in your life that you need to surrender? […]

Adventure

As we begin the season of Lent, Gena Minnix reflects on Jesus’ experiencing of fasting and speaks about how fasting impacts the needs and desires of our true self [Luke 4:1-13]. Reflection: When you consider your current level of intimacy with God and others, what feelings do you feel? If you believed you were fully loved, what would you do […]

Loving With Your Strength

Gena Minnix finishes a 3-part series on integrating the Enneagram as a tool to help us identify and discover how to live into our true selves. This third part focuses on “gut” people and we examine the life of Martha. [Luke 10:38-42] Reflection: How are we able to use anger in a positive way and expression? How do we discern […]

Loving With Your Mind

Gideon Tsang continues a 3-part series on integrating the Enneagram as a tool to help us identify and discover how to live into our true selves. This second part focuses on “mind” people and we examine the life of Joseph. [Genesis 39] Reflection In what ways can we shape our craft but also not allow our work to define us? […]

Loving with Your Heart

Jason Minnix begins a 3-part series on integrating the Enneagram as a tool to help us identify and discover how to live into our true selves. This first part focuses on “heart” people and we examine the life of Mary of Bethany. [Luke 10:38-42] Reflection: How are we able to receive God’s love solely based on being in his presence? […]

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