The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture

by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove; , Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture
Publication date: 2010-05-01
Number of pages: 164
ISBN: 9781557256232

“In whatever place you live, do not easily leave it.” –Abba Anthony

In an age where we might email a friend in Africa, skype a co-worker in Brazil, and

teleconference with people in different time zones–all in one day–the sheer speed of life can be dizzying. Like children stumbling off a merry-go-round, says Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, we are grasping for something to anchor our lives in a sea of constant change.


In The Wisdom of Stability, Wilson-Hartgrove illuminates the biblical and monastic understanding of why staying in one place is both a virtue, and good for you. “For the Christian tradition,” he writes, “the heart’s true home is a life rooted in the love of God.” When we cultivate an inner stability of heart – by rooting ourselves in the places where we live, engaging the people we are with, and by the simple rhythms of tending to body and soul – true growth can happen. The Wisdom of Stability is a must-read for pastors, leaders, and anyone seeking an authentic path of Christian transformation.

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove;, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
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