[Read more…] about Wash
When he had said this, he spat on the ground and made mud with the saliva and spread the mud on the man’s eyes, saying to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means Sent).John 9:6-7, NRSV
I picked up Soulcraft at the recommendation of Dan Dolquist of Wild Village. I originally connected to Dan through Illuman, a men’s group founded by Father Richard Rohr. The connection came at the perfect time to join his yearlong Bad to the Bone experience. I previously mentioned this at the end of my review of We. As I write this, I am one week away from the first of four immersion experiences.
Over the next year, Dan is my primary guide into the realm of soul. This book, both through Dan and my own reading, is another. The book can be your guide as well.
Productivity: A measure of the efficiency of a person, machine, factory, system, etc., in converting inputs into useful outputs.Oxford Dictionary
It all sounds rather mechanical, right. Something that puts us in the category of human doings rather than human beings. It leads to days measured by to-do lists and calendars. Or one measured entirely by production. Our personal versions of the DOW and GDP. But just as I would argue that those are abhorrent measurements for the well-being of a nation, so our individual measures are poison to the soul.[Read more…] about Why I Stopped Pursuing Productivity
King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine is, quite simply, essential reading for every man.