Archive for September, 2010

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Here is love

Was listening to A.W. Tozer this morning from his insightful Knowledge of the Holy. And something struck me powerfully. Tozer spoke about John’s description of “God is love”. He says that people often mistake this passage to mean that God is himself only love.  As if he were some slave to one attribute alone.  But this […]

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Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Earth is crammed with heaven

Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God; But only he who sees, takes off his shoes – The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries. – Elizabeth Browning Love that quote.

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Saturday, September 18th, 2010

A Whole New Place

I was going through my archives and ran across a comment from my old friend Durin that goes back over 5 years ago: When you are going through trials and tribulations it does not feel good but it is also during that time that you learn to rely on God and build spiritual muscles. It’s […]

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Thursday, September 16th, 2010

More on confronting

I guess this is a kind of open confession. I will confess that I hate confronting. I deplore speaking up for myself, even when it is necessary. I think I would rather have teeth pulled. And that is part of my codependence. As a recovering alcoholic would likely experience tempation walking into a bar, so […]

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Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Speaking

At great personal cost I have discovered that it is important to speak your mind when necessary. There are times when we must stand our ground. When we need to voice concern. When we need to confront….especially when others in our lives are engaged in harmful behaviors. Sure, it’s a balance. Sometimes, it is best […]

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Saturday, September 11th, 2010

New old poems

Was going through my archives and found two poems I wrote awhile ago, and they are remarkably still applicable to the present: Ghost Walker I am a ghost among men I walk aimlessly among throngs of people, I walk among endless canyons of glass, I am a wisp, blown here and there, I am a […]

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