Notable and Quotable: James McConkey

On surrender to the Spirit of Christ, from "The Surrendered Life." "Not that surrender is a meritorious act that wins the fullness of the Spirit, but simply the act needed to give the Spirit a chance to fill us. God does not flood our being with great tides of spiritual life, all independent of our …

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Notable and Quotable: “The Spiritual Guide”

Image via author, unnamed lake, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon The book, "The Spiritual Guide" by Miguel de Molinos, has been a widely read and popular book since its original publication in 1675, and with a few short years it was translated into nearly every language on the European continent. Despite being banned by the Catholic Church …

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Notable and Quotable “A Guide to True Peace”

Image via author, unnamed lake, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon The book, "A Guide to True Peace," was published in its current form in 1815 by two Quakers, William Backhouse and James Janson. Since that time, the book has been an enormous influence in the lives of untold numbers of true seekers of the deeper life. It …

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