Spinning…

Truth is…I’m spinning. Anybody else spinning with me? It’s hard to be honest about that spinning, because frankly, life works better when spinning is at a minimum, and balance reigns. What do I mean by spinning? I mean this: to sit at my computer (surrounded by an office of books on Christian faith, creativity, writing, …

The iPad Dilemma – Brilliant Distraction

So I love my iPad, and wonder if I should give it away. I've rejected that option, so I've got to come at the management of the onslaught of information (really terrific and entertaining information) in a new way.  Between Flipboard's visual delivery of Twitter and Facebook feeds, not to mention the curated brilliance of …

Focusing Wonder, Narrowing Mystery

Help me out here. The project?  Focusing my blogging, narrowing my subject matter.   Answering the question: what is all this blogging about?  I mean the blogging in the jeffberryman.com world.   If you've been reading my work for awhile, tell me what you think I'm up to. It's not that I don't know...exactly--after all, …

Plumbing a Rich and Diverse World

The choices are endless.   Input of imaginative material is ever-streaming:  books, songs, films, adverts, emails, voicemails, snailmail... There are the daily tasks of work and family, hobby and friend, thought and action.  The mental life that Dallas Willard asserts is our life of both spirit and body is ever-present, ever-flowing, ever-full. I said yesterday that …