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  • Growing edges

    Posted Feb 10, 2017 | Academy of Preaching and Celebration

    By Joyce Thomas | The new year has begun. As clergy spouses, many of you are already in a new season of serving others. However, you may not have yet taken the time to reflect on this past year in terms of your own personal growth.

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  • Receiving renewal

    Posted Feb 10, 2017 | Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs

    Resting was not easy at first. It seemed that everything needed to be done. I had to delegate different tasks to others so I could rest. I also had to deliberately turn off my cell phone to provide separation from the congregation, denomination and other persons. I had to practice learning to say “No.”

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  • Divided presence

    Posted Feb 06, 2017 | New Media Project

    Being with, or being present to, is essentially meaningful, attentive relating. As such, it is demanding on those of us who labor under the conditions of finitude. Our being is limited and can be exhausted. We have only so much presence to give, only so many to whom we can be present.

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