Divided: When the Head and Heart Don’t Agree by Bill Delvaux Review
This book consists of three parts:
#1. Viewing the Divide: How it Began and What it Destroys.
#2. Tackling the Divide: Three Terrains to Navigate.
#3. Closing the Divide: What the Journey Feels Like.
It is very simplistic in nature in the way it wants to tackle the divide between the heart and the heat. I can’t say that this has been a particular issue for me in my walk. As much as I have always been a thinker and love theology I have also learned the importance of aligning my heart with God’s. It is a nice place to start your journey I would say delving into thoughts and concepts like this.
With that said meditating on the word versus just reading the word is less about trying to break down that divide. I think far too often we spend a ton of time focused on ourselves and how to synch all that up. I am convinced that the mind can lie because it tries to know everything or justify everything. And our hearts can lie because they are focussed on feelings and not always rooted in truth.
For me bridging that divide requires the church, the eucharist, and prayer that is rooted in aligning your heart to the fathers.
Again.. a pretty good book and maybe a good starting point for new believers.
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