Tag Archives: Quote

C.S. Lewis on Originality

Here’s a nice quote to get you going this week: “Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it … Continue reading

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The vital things that press all about.

As of late I have been reading a book on George Bellows.  He’s part of the “ash can school” in New York in the first half of the 20th century (ironically the term “ash can school” was coined for them … Continue reading

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Such an Immense Place

You know I’ve picked up as of late a book on the men’s movement from the 1990’s called Wingspan, Inside the Men’s Movement (edited by Christopher Harding).  It’s been very refreshing and reminds me of when I first introduced to … Continue reading

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The Kingdom

I’m a big fan of Frederick Buechner and ran on to this of his as of late.  Thought I’d share it with you all. Hope your Thanksgiving went well. “If we only had eyes to see and ears to hear … Continue reading

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Healing of Suffering

A very nice book I read this summer while in Belgium and France while traveling with students was “Kitchen Table Wisdom” by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.   I found her to be honest, insightful, practical, and down to earth with her … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

I read a little C.S. Lewis this morning, and thought I’d pass it on to you this Friday: “A more Christian attitude, which can be attained at any age, is that of leaving futurity in God’s hands.   We may as … Continue reading

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A gut-level experience of our profound spiritual emptiness.

A spiritual grandfather that saw me through difficult times is Brennan Manning.  I read “The Ragamuffin Gospel” about thirteen years ago and it rocked my world. All of his books reiterate his basic theme:  the grace of God is overwhelming.  … Continue reading

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