Larry Peacock

a United Methodist pastor, is Executive Director of Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center near Boston, “a true oasis of quiet beauty and gracious hospitality.” The author of several books, Larry serves as faculty and board member of the Academy for Spiritual Formation and leads retreats and conferences.


Three Kinds of Courage

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese opposition politician, chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. She spoke once about the need for three kinds of courage—the courage to see, the courage to feel and the courage to act. To change any situation, all three kinds of courage are needed and each day we... Keep Reading

The Resilience Spiral

“You do believe in resurrection, don’t you?”  The question by the Jewish retreat leader, in the middle of a retreat with business people on the subject of resilience, caught me off guard. Let me explain. After 25 years in pastoral ministry, I was feeling both a little burned out in parish ministry and surprisingly interested in trying something new. My spiritual director noticed the... Keep Reading

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