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Going Deeper. Introducing 2018 Visio Divina Bonus Features

I’m convinced we need this NOW. Many have asked for this previously. I’m finally bringing enough focus (smiling as I use this word) to developing this option for those who want to go deeper. Now you can join me and a growing community to learn how to walk this path of visio divina. Here’s a pitch on my credentials and why I think I can help you in this journey? I’ve been on this photographic journey since I was…

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Using Photography to Recover Our Sight

Hey photo friends. Photos are all decided for my Visio Divina 2018 Calendar. Wanted to say I’m working on copy and quotes for my calendar and also the design of a special digital supplement for those who want to go deeper. I don’t want to drop my loyal fans so here is a preview of what I’m planning to add to this deeper experience. 1. Own your own copies of hi-res versions of each month’s photo so you can make…

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What is Visio Divina?

“Jesus came to drive a wedge in the status quo and create spaces where new life can happen,” says John Perkins. Our personal lives, the zip codes where we receive our mail and shop for groceries, and the globe we inhabit seem to be spinning out of control. How can we create spaces where the status quo can be exchanged for this new life? Visio Divina is a practice of seeing, and praying with images or other media. I’ve used photography…

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What is Worldly Holiness?

This is the synopsis of my dissertation which I completed in 2007 and the fodder for a book I’m working on called, “Confessions of a Recovering Evangelical.” These ideas have been seminal for me for nearly 15 years in my post graduate studies and ministry of peacemaking and serving as a pastor. I welcome your thoughts and questions in the comments section below. Thanks kindly, Andy   Final Project Dissertation Proposal Worldly Holiness: Recovering a Missional Spirituality for Our…

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Avoiding Burnout & the Examen Prayer: Help for Overachievers

Last summer on a hike with several friends we stepped into the danger zone of heat exhaustion. We could have well reached a very risky point of no return, on a trail in Glacier National Park with no immediate exit except to return over the trail we just traversed for several hours, back through the hottest conditions that put us on the precipice we were currently on–exposure to the sun without any water source. Mayo clinic helps describe the severity…

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