The Religion Network
to inspire...to create community...
Tuesday, July 25, 2006
I'm Lisa Bowman. The Religion Network
is an interfaith website. Faith is a precious
gift that blesses both the individual and our
society. However you worship, I hope this
site enhances your journey.
Please check in daily for a moment or
two of inspiration. Become part of the
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story of your faith journey. Let us meet
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click on biography.
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--Wisdom from A. W. Tozier
--Speakpage & Archives
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--Author Anne Lamott
-- St. Ignatius of Loyola
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What's new on the site:
1. The Speakpage
The Speakpage is a board,
for comments, stories and even
The current question is:
Do you think you've ever been
'touched' by an angel?'
By popular demand, you can now go
back in time and visit (or revisit)
past home pages. They are listed
by date and general topic.
communicates with us through the avenues of our minds, our wills and our emotions.
The continuous and unembarrassed interchange of love and thought between God
and the soul of the redeemed man is the throbbing heart of New Testament religion...
complexity. The simplicity which is in Christ is rarely found among us. In its stead are
programs, methods, organizations and a world of nervous activities which occupy
time and attention but can never satisfy the longing of the heart...
Him, and then proceed in the way of simplicity. Now as always God discovers Himself
to 'babes' and hides Himself in thick darkness from the wise and the prudent. We
must simplify our approach to Him. We must strip down to essentials (and they will be
found to be blessedly few). We must put away all effort to impress, and come with the
guileless candor of childhood. If we do this, without doubt God will quickly respond.
Considered by some to be a 20th-century prophet, Tozier was the pastor of the Christian and Missionary
Alliance Church in Toronto and Chicago.
On the spiritual path, all the dreck and misery is transformed,
maybe not that same day, but still transformed into spiritual fuel or insight.
--Contemporary author Anne Lamott