Soul Sculpting Project: Imagining Stories to Connect with God

#7 of Seven Ancient Christian Practices for Connecting with God Soul Sculpting Project: Imagining Stories to Connect with God Pilgrimage  Jerusalem 384 AD  Egeria knew the story well. On this Holy Week in this holy city  she heard the story read again and she re-lived it. Egeria sat in a cave where Jesus had met…

Soul Sculpting Project: Make a Tiny Location Change

Practice #6  of Seven Ancient Christian Practices for Connecting with God Soul Sculpting Project: Make a Tiny Location Change Jerusalem 384 AD  A woman of boundless curiosity.  Egeria was on an epic pilgrimage. She now knew how the color of the Atlantic waters differed from the color of the Red sea waters. She had climbed…

Soul Sculpting: Make a Change With a Little Help From Our Friends

#5 of Seven Ancient Practices for Connecting with God Soul Sculpting: Make a Change With a Little Help From Our Friends Augustine: November13, 354 –August 28, 430 A.D. Augustine had some wild years in his younger days. We know all about them because he fessed-up in his Confessions. He began as a child pear-thief, whose crime…

Soul Sculpting Project: The Ancient Practice of Psalm Reading

#3 of Seven Ancient Practices for Connecting with God Soul Sculpting: The Ancient Practice of Psalm Reading  Egyptian Desert of Scete, 384 AD         John Cassian is on a research trip. He is observing the spiritual practices of the large movement that has developed in the remote Egyptian desert: Thousands of men and women who…

Soul Sculpting: Pray A Little, Work A Little

 Soul Sculpting Practice #2: Pray a little, Work a Little — Repeat Soul Sculpting for Lent 2021 Seven Ancient Christian Practices for Connecting with God It’s around the year AD 260. Anthony is sitting in his hermit cave deep in the Egyptian desert. It’s dry. The ground is dry, the air is dry, Anthony is…