Monthly Archives: September 2006

Knowing and Being Known by God

In preparing for a talk I’m giving Sunday during the hour before the worship service, I’ve been rereading a favorite book, Knowing God by J.I. Packer. Years ago I highlighted a section that still blesses me clear down to my … Continue reading

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Morning Meditations

I spotted this on my morning walk: our newborn giraffe having his early morning breakfast, just one of the glorious sights of flora and fauna this morning. I am blessed to live within walking distance of the Living Desert, a … Continue reading

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Composting

I came across this Anne Lamott quote the other day: “Yet time, showing up, turn most messes to compost, and something surprising may begin to grow . . .” How true! My messes (I think of them as my personal … Continue reading

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Musings on a Sunday Afternoon

I came across the following poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson this afternoon. It’s familiar, though I hadn’t read it in years. I rediscoverd it in TREASURES FROM THE SANCTUARY FOR THE SPIRIT, a little book a friend in England sent … Continue reading

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