Category: Quotes

Wormwood

June 7, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Do not be deceived, Wormwood. Our cause is never more in danger than when a human, no longer desiring, but still intending, to do our Enemy’s will, looks round upon a universe from which every trace of Him seems to have vanished, and asks why he has been forsaken and […]

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Right and Wrong

Right and Wrong

June 6, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

But I’m here to say to you this morning that some things are right and some things are wrong.  Eternally so, absolutely so.  It’s wrong to hate.  It always has been wrong and it always will be wrong.  It’s wrong in America, it’s wrong in Germany, it’s wrong in Russia, it’s […]

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Pieces of Work

February 3, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Except that I’m just not really all that sure that God is all that concerned about being entertained. I’m not sure except that’s just a human thing. Sometimes you try to impress God with all the right words and I just don’t think it’s an easy thing to impress God […]

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Godly Sorrow

Godly Sorrow

January 16, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

It is said of God that no one can behold his face and live. I always thought this meant that no one could see his splendor and live. A friend said perhaps it means that no one could see his sorrow and live. Or perhaps his sorrow is his splendor. […]

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Sacred Sorrow

Sacred Sorrow

January 14, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

My first awareness of change within me came as I began to reflect on how I performed the mundane responsibilities from which I felt so alienated. Though I was not completely alive to them, I was able at least to think about them, if only from a distance. I was […]

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Memory

Memory

January 14, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Maybe the most sacred function of memory is just that: to render the distinction between past, present, and future ultimately meaningless; to enable us at some level of our being to inhabit that same eternity which it is said that God himself inhabits. – Frederick Buechner

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The Great Oncologist

The Great Oncologist

January 11, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Is God stern and angry, or warm and kind? In a sense, He is both. He is a father who delights in His child, so He therefore disciplines His child with a rebuke (Proverbs 3:11-12). Another contemporary image is the oncologist. He is a cancer specialist who will do anything to […]

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Holy Fire

Holy Fire

January 9, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

I have felt the holy fire of love Been burned by the holy fire of love Made clean by the holy fire of love – Andrew Peterson, Resurrection Letters: Vol II

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Distance

Distance

December 28, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

What is most close, most intimate, most present, often cannot be experienced directly but only with a certain distance…. Only in retrospect do I realize that something very important has taken place. Isn’t this true of all really important events in life? When I am together with someone I love […]

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All that ever was

December 22, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

What’s lost is nothing to what’s found, and all the death that ever was, set next to life, would scarcely fill a cup. – Frederick Buechner

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