Download e-book for kindle: 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 e-book and not using a wish for God being struck on your soul. Roger Owens wears his brilliance evenly and loves phrases tenderly and lavishly in those pages. he's ferociously proficient, and speedy 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 most well-liked paintings, Abba provide Me a observe interweaves the author's own tales of fight – and transformation – with reflections at the background and objective of non secular path. the result's a sensible 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 truly is approximately companionship on the...

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All rights reserved. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Owens, L. Roger, 1975- Abba, give me a word : the path of spiritual direction / L. Roger Owens. p. cm. 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.

This was a mystery to me. And it was a mystery to the folks in the Bible study. I was the deaf leading the deaf. This experience set off a chain reaction. ” These weren’t verses any longer about God—they were words to me about the mystery of life with God, and they highlighted one thing—my poverty. But they were also the beginning of a longing for someone who could show me the way. When I wasn’t at the church, I was either visiting or at home with my two young boys. And my growing longing made me ask: What are they learning from me?

But I didn’t, so I went to my default setting: read. Thus began my crash course in spiritual direction. I began reading to learn more about what this kind of spiritual relationship involved, what it would be like, and what would be required of me. I’d already read enough to know that something like spiritual direction was what I was looking for. ” What I discovered surprised me—there is no one way to do spiritual direction, and it takes many shapes. In the Christian tradition it has long been acknowledged (from the days that Jesus himself said “Follow me” and from the time he told his disciples to go and make disciples, teaching, and baptizing, and helping people obey) that the Christian life—that life lived with God through Christ in the Spirit—is a life of apprenticeship.

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