Shaping Our Worries into Prayers

Shaping Our Worries into Prayers

I’ve said it before, but anxiety is one of my bad habits. I keep on learning to work with it and bring my worries into God’s presence. I’ve joked that “Maybe Jesus is right about anxiety.” Of course he is, but saying it that way helps me back into that truth in a way...
Silent Retreat

Silent Retreat

Come join Alan & Gem Fadling for an Unhurried Living Silent Retreat at the beautiful Prince of Peace Abbey in Oceanside, CA. You’ll be guided in a two-day experience of solitude, silence and prayer, practices we’ve found both life-giving and life-saving. You’ll...
Podcast: Where Do You Take Your Thirsts?

Podcast: Where Do You Take Your Thirsts?

Right now, we find ourselves in the season of Lent, and a few weeks ago, Alan wrote a blog post titled “Lent: An Invitation to True Satisfaction.” He said that, “In Lent, rather than aiming at acquisition, we aim for some form of openness or even empty space....
Three Simple Words for the New Year

Three Simple Words for the New Year

Last Sunday at church I thoroughly enjoyed the baptism of one the newest members of our community. This six-month-old little one had been much awaited and is much beloved by his mom, dad and extended family. I follow his mom on Instagram and, I must say, he has a...