Monthly Archives: December 2014

My Top Reads of 2014

A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.~ Mark Twain Every year’s end I post a list and summary of my top ten reads for the previous year.  In doing this I have to be … Continue reading

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Finding Rest

Slow down, you move too fast You got to make the morning last Just kicking down the cobble stones Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy~ Paul Simon “We stay busy so that the truth of our lives can’t catch up.”~ … Continue reading

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The Savior is Present

“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,  and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means, “God is with us.”  Matthew 1:23 “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” ~ Simone Weil If you are like me, … Continue reading

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Ask Me About My Soul

Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will declare what He has done for my soul. Psalm 66:16 I walked down a busy street in the rain to a coffee house to warm my body and settle … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation

 I went down to the potter’s house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheel.  Jeremiah 18:3 Dad, I am concerned about my spiritual formation. The desire is there, the plan and execution is lacking. What would you suggest … Continue reading

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The Gift of Perspective

One of the great sorrows which came to human beings when Adam and Eve left the Garden was the loss of memory, memory of all that God’s children are meant to be. ~~Madeleine L’Engle Behind our home in the lush … Continue reading

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