Four extracts: Wendell Berry’s vital words; Marilyn Chandler on childlikeness; Michael Gerson sees rot in evangelical politics; Tish Harrison Warren on A Rocha.
Jesus tells a convicting story about two men who went to the Temple to pray. The one who was most right was unacceptable before God.
I’ve been trying to learn to listen all my life. I’m still at it and have a long way to go. Learning to listen is a lifelong discipline.
Three brief extracts: young adults can’t read or write cursive; hatred breeds gullibility; and insight on state lotteries.
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As we grow old, we need someone to walk with us as we enjoy the pleasures and pitfalls of aging.
In an uncertain world, the question is how should we respond when we are uncertain how to respond? Here’s a place to begin.
Three brief extracts from my reading: prevalence of guns; how to read; our experience of faith in a pluralistic world.
Read an interview with Margie on The Cultivating Project about The Place Trilogy of memoirs I have published.
Three brief extracts: how Christians & non-Christians see us; French social thermalism; and the difference in sermons at Pearl Harbor and 9/11.