Running Alone

Today’s post is by Jeff Nelson Ever since I was in seminary (close to 15 years ago), I’ve tried to maintain a regular workout regimen. For most of this stretch, I have refused to exercise around other people. The times when I’ve done so have made me self-conscious, and I convinced myself it would be […]

August 08, 2017 by Jeff Nelson 2 Comments
Categories: Body Prayer, Community, and Prayer. Tags: exercise and running. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

Care of Mind, Body, Spirit: Thoughts about an Integral Practice

Today’s post is by Carl McColman At the beginning of 2016, a new L.A. Fitness Center opened up just three miles from my house. It was an auspicious event — for after a family transition that had occurred two years earlier, I had stopped going to my previous gym — which, not surprisingly, resulted in a […]

Just a Minute

During a turbulent period, my regular practice of spending time in silence fell apart. I turned to a local meditation teacher, seeking guidance to re-establish my practice. His advice blew me away.