The Ides of March has come but it will not go until we visit a devotional writer of the 15th century whose book “Imitation of Christ” is the all-time best selling Christian writing after the Bible.
“At the Day of Judgement we shall not be asked what we have read but what we have done.” Thomas à Kempis
Episode 84 is a discussion of a new monasticism movement known as the Northumbria Community. The community uses the examples of the spiritual history and heritage of the Northumbria region of northeast England and applies their theology and practice in a simple and profound way to living everyday life.
The website for the Northumbria Community can be found here
The website for the Simple Way in Philadelphia can be found here
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In Episode 69, we explore two Christian devotional works which teach us about the value of silence and solitude in our daily lives, namely, the 15th century text “Imitation of Christ” and the 19th century text “Morning and Evening.”
Link to “Imitation of Christ” by Thomas A Kempis at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library can be found here.
Link to “Morning and Evening” by Charles Haddon Spurgeon can found here.
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In Episode 42, we will discuss the hidden treasure of the gift of silence.
Link to Donald Whitney’s chapter on Silence and Solitude from Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life can be found here
Link to JoHannah Reardon’s article on Silence and Solitude from Christianity Today can be found here
Link to Sister AnneMarie Walsh’s article on the healing power of silence can be found here
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