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Here are the quotes referenced in the sermon.
ANNE ANDERSON // “Perhaps the most "spiritual" thing any of us can do is simply to look through our own eyes, see with eyes of wholeness, and act with integrity and kindness.” - Jon Kabat-Zinn
GILA FEIN // “True Belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness. It doesn’t require you to change who you are - it requires you to be who you are.” - Brene Brown
GREG FENICH // “To wait open-endedly is an enormously radical attitude toward life. So is to trust that something will happen to us that is far beyond our imaginings. So, too, is giving up control over our future and letting God define our life, trusting that God molds us according to God’s love and not according to our fear. The spiritual life is a life in which we wait, actively present to the moment, trusting that new things will happen to us, new things that are far beyond our own imagination, fantasy, or prediction. That, indeed, is a very radical stance toward life in a world preoccupied with control.” - Henri Nouwen
TODD MCCLURE // "We trust the Bible, not because we can show that there is no diversity, but because we believe, by the gift of faith, in the one who gave Scripture to us. By doing so, we can grow in appreciation of how very involved God has been in the lives of his people, both then and now. It encourages us to look to the Bible not as a timeless rule book or owner's manual for the Christian life...It helps us to see that the Bible has a dynamic quality to it, for God himself is dynamic, active, and alive in our lives and in the life of his church." - from Inspiration and Incarnation by Peter Enns
KIM SAUNDERS // “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” -Robert Schuller
SARAH URIE // The story that has the longest and greatest influence on me is the story of Eustace turning into a dragon and back into a boy in C.S. Lewis's Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The purpose of the story can be summed up in Richard Rohr's quote: "Transformed people transform people". Eustace couldn't transform himself. He couldn't cut deep enough. But Aslan did it for him. Not because of who Eustace was, but because of who Aslan was. And Eustace was never the same again. And the people around Eustace were never the same again.