Monthly Archives: February 2018

Practicing the Better: Made for Good

We recognize that human beings were part of the original creation, but as we begin to explore practicing the better, we must do more than recall this, we must ponder it.  We do this by remembering we are made in … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Good at the Start

Practicing the better was God’s initial and repeated act in the beginning of creation.  Seven times the writer of Genesis uses the word ‘good’ to describe what God was making. In the Hebrew and Greek languages, ‘good’ is a many-splendored … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Good at the Source

The source for practicing the better is God, the One whose nature is love (hesed and agapĂ©), and whose motivation is to redeem, rebuild, restore, and renew–as we say it in the liturgy, “whose property is always to have mercy.” … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Introduction

Richard Rohr stopped me in my tracks with these words, “The best criticism of the bad is a practice of the better.” [1]  From the moment I first read them nearly two years ago, they have attached themselves like velcro … Continue reading

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