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School of the Broken Heart · 2M ago

Wild Streams: An Analogy for the Church

I felt led to take the family down to Spokane Falls last Sunday in order to see what the Falls could teach us about "Church" and the ways God works. The snows have begun to melt and the Spok...
School of the Broken Heart · 2M ago

Some Thoughts on the Body and the Kingdom of God

A dear friend and I were recently discussing a statement I had given him regarding the role of the body in the Kingdom of God:​"I am God's will in the place and time where I currently am in ...
School of the Broken Heart · 2M ago

The Resolve of Vision

"God, I want to give You every minute of this year. I shall try to keep You in mind every moment of my waking hours. I shall try to let my hand write what You direct. I shall try to let You ...
School of the Broken Heart · 2M ago

Give Me Faith

"Give me faith now to believe that thou canst be all in all to me, according to my need, if only I renounce all proud self-dependence and put my trust in thee.Forbid it, O Father, that the d...
School of the Broken Heart · 2M ago

My Heart Aches

A Journal entry from October 22, 2015My heart achesLonely, thirsty sadnessOn the brink of another loss of heartAs another dream slowly rips apartI need a bigger and better storythan the one ...
School of the Broken Heart · 4M ago

Encounter at the Stable

I woke up this morning, grabbed some coffee and set myself before Psalm 80 as I prepared to enter silence and solitude. The repeated refrain was not lost on my slowly waking consciousness:Re...
School of the Broken Heart · 5M ago

Lament Between the Paws: Walking with Aslan through Pain and Suffering - Part 2

Read Part 1 here.Aslan and the Lost BoyA young boy named Shasta has had a hard life. He was abandoned when he was very young and raised by a harsh fisherman. When he realizes he might be bou...
School of the Broken Heart · 5M ago

Lament Between the Paws: Walking with Aslan through Pain and Suffering - Part 1

I recently submitted an article for the special Fall 2016 edition of the Journal for Spiritual Formation and Soul Care on the topic of Lament. I received a copy this week and wanted to post ...
School of the Broken Heart · 6M ago

Watching Boats

I wanted to share this meditation practice from Richard Rohr because it is very similar to a guided imagery practice I've found very healing to my soul. If I've got many things bouncing and ...
School of the Broken Heart · 6M ago

This is My Story, This is My Song . . .

During times of transition, it is helpful to rehearse what we value and what we've learned along the way. This "rehearsing the story" is a biblical way of presenting ourselves before God and...