Resting in the Words of Others


Lent begins tomorrow, and among other things, I’m experiencing the season by taking a break from blogging. But only sort of. These next several weeks I’ll be highlighting posts from the archives, sharing quotes and links that mean something to me, and maybe even posting a photo or two.

There are a number of reasons for this, one being that I’m trying to make headway on my next book, Spirituality in the Smartphone Age. I need to create some space and time for those words to come. So I’ll be resting in the words of others…

In this space, anyway. I’ll be writing short weekly reflections on my email list, which you can sign up for here.

I’ve written before about how judgy people can get about Lent practices that strike them as too much about self-improvement and not enough about devotion to God. I’m not interested in diagnosing whether giving up blog writing is a “good enough” discipline. It’s what I’m doing, that’s all. I feel called to it.

How about you? Will you be taking on a practice this Lent?


photo credit: Darwin Bell via photopin cc

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  5. virginia hollis

    yes, I will be adding a spiritual disciple: visiting a friend who is in hospice at her home. she and her husb. can stand a visit from another church frined. also I am attending our Lenten Bible study at ch. using N.T. Wright’s LENT FOR EVERYONE.


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