Download e-book for iPad: Abba, Give Me a Word. The Path of Spiritual Direction by L. Roger Owens

By L. Roger Owens

ISBN-10: 1612611303

ISBN-13: 9781612611303

"I problem you to get via a bankruptcy of this booklet with out a hope for God being struck on your soul. Roger Owens wears his brilliance frivolously and loves phrases tenderly and lavishly in those pages. he's ferociously talented, and quickly turning into one of many abbas to whom the examining church usually turns for a observe from the Lord." -Jason Byassee, Senior Pastor of Boone United Methodist Church and a Fellow in Theology & management at Duke Divinity tuition With a method and heat of presentation that may remind readers of Henri Nouwen's preferred paintings, Abba provide Me a notice interweaves the author's own tales of fight – and transformation – with reflections at the historical past and objective of non secular path. the result's a smart creation to an historical artwork and perform of "soul care" – directed at Christians of all backgrounds. "This is a advisor for these longing for a significant but pleased trip from isolation to communion. it's approximately companionship on the...

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ). ) 1. Spiritual direction—Christianity. I. Title. 5’3—dc23 2011051650 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced, stored in an electronic retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, or any other—except for brief quotations in printed reviews, without the prior permission of the publisher. com Printed in the United States of America For my father, Max Owens (1920–2009) Contents INTRODUCTION My Father’s House ONE Longing TWO Finding THREE Releasing FOUR Offering FIVE Trusting SIX Attending CONCLUSION Go Well ACKNOWLEDGMENTS NOTES FOR FURTHER READING introduction My Father’s House I make the drive every month.

Where will I find a spiritual guide? I stood to preach between two oak lecterns, the one to my right the pulpit, the one to my left a little smaller, where people stood to read Scripture and sing solos and make announcements. With nothing between me and the people, I could see each one of them well. Like Santa Claus, I knew who was naughty and who was nice—or at least who was sleeping and who was awake. Bill and Jan sat to my right, four rows back from the front, right behind Bob and Diana. Behind Bill and Jan sat Jack and Ruth.

The best way is to start talking and asking. Sooner or later, someone will know what you’re talking about. Someone will have a name to give you. After a while, you might have three or four names. At that point, it’s time to call and make some appointments. Then see how the Spirit leads. After my own crash course in the history and practice of spiritual direction, I knew a few things about the practice. But I didn’t know how Larry approached it, or what it would be like with him. But I did know it was time to make an appointment.

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