Brian Allain

Your Own Journey

From “Listening to Your Life: Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner” by Frederick Buechner These two paragraphs conclude the introduction to The Sacred Journey: WHAT I PROPOSE TO DO now is to try listening to my life as a whole, or at least to certain key moments of the first half of my life thus far, …

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It Builds Your Soul

From “Embracing Your Second Calling: Find Passion and Purpose for the Rest of Your Life” by Dale Hanson Bourke A second calling isn’t about something you do but about someone you become. It is the belief that the best is yet to come, and it will probably look very different than anything that has come …

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The Question

From “Life Worth Living: A Guide to What Matters Most” by Miroslav Volf, Matthew Croasmun, and Ryan McAnnally-Linz Gautama Buddha: the privileged prince who became the venerable founder of one of the world’s great traditions. Simon Peter: the fallible follower of Jesus who became the rock on which the Chrisitan church was built. Ida B. …

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