Surfing and Spirituality

Nothing is more important than our journey to God, or “the spiritual life,” as many writers call it. For this is our ultimate reason for living. It’s what each of us was born for.  Nearly all who write about the spiritual life distinguish stages in it. For it’s clearly like a road on which we move, and change, and progress.  […]

How the Sea Can Help You Pray

Everyone living today in America in or near a city has a desperate need for the three S’s: silence, solitude, and slowing down—both for psychological sanity and for prayer. 1. Silence. Kierkegaard, the great nineteenth century Danish Christian philosopher, spoke often of silence. Almost the last thing he ever wrote was about silence. He said: “If I were a physician, […]