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Personal Apology

Personal Apology

I owe you a HUGE apology.I was just doing a review of what’s happened in the last six months. In just that short span of time, Spirit Farm has grown in significant ways!  Our Membership Program has surged in growth. We’ve added new teachers and coaches. We hosted a...
An Ancient Story About Today

An Ancient Story About Today

I want to briefly paraphrase a very famous story for you: There was a man going along the road from one major city to another. At a lonely place in the road, thieves jumped out from behind the bushes and beat the man within an inch of life, taking all his money and...
Distracted to Death

Distracted to Death

“Silence is the very presence of God—always there. But activity hides it. We need to leave activity long enough to discover the Presence—then we can return to activity with it.” —M. Basil Pennington, O Holy Mountain Some friends of mine told about their daily routine...
ReThink Your Thinking

ReThink Your Thinking

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt There’s a scene from Episode Four of Star Wars where Yoda trains Luke Skywalker to be a Jedi Knight. As he begins the training, Yoda instructed the young Skywalker, “You must...
Cold Plunge

Cold Plunge

I jumped in my pool a few days ago. It’s not heated and a chilly 51 degrees. Maybe I’m foolish or a glutton for punishment. Maybe the health benefits of a could plunge are overrated. Nevertheless, it seems to me that doing uncomfortable things is a helpful discipline....