Boundaries: A Matter of Freedom and Life

find it easier to practice boundaries within the context of spiritual direction than I do the flow of life and responsibilities outside of those relationships. This became clear to me after re-reading Boundaries by psychologists Henry Cloud and John Townsend [Zondervan,...

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Reader’s Poem: Boundaries

Confusing responsibility and ownership is a problem of boundaries. Boundaries are anything that help differentiate you from someone else. They require the ability to speak truth and are developed with practice and support. Change yourself so others’ destructive patterns no longer work on you. This is stewardship,...

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Open Letter to the Bishop: Spiritual Direction

15 May 2016 Open Letter to the Bishop and Rostered Leaders of the Saint Paul Area Synod of the ELCA Dear Bishop Lull, Grace and peace to you this Pentecost! As you know, I have had the privilege over the last two years...

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