Accordingly, in those who hear with willingness and humility, and spend a...– Homily on the Gospel of John, by St. Augustine We studied John 13 in Sunday School today and I read this commentary from Augustine in preparation. Part of me longs for this, especially in the midst of the busyness of life when I stroll past the unread books on my shelf. Lord, teach to be content...
One of my greatest difficulties in considering to think of religion … was that I...– George MacDonald, letter to his father (via georgemacdonald)
I believe in Tim Tebow →
If this doesn’t end the debate about Tim Tebow, I don’t know what will. The Bible says: “You shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?” (Matthew 7:16). From my vantage point, his fruit looks pretty good.
Many of the Psalms are brutally honest, shockingly graphic and skillfully...– From Shane Heilman on his project to put all 150 Psalms to music.
Beyond the Blue →
So lift your voice just one more time If there’s any hope may it be a sign That everything was made to shine Despite what you can see So take this bread and drink this wine And hide your spirit within the vine Where all things will work by a good design For those who will believe And let go, of all, we cannot hold onto For the hope, beyond, the blue
Adiaphora: The Annual Best Of Post →
I’m not sure I can find anything on this list to disagree with. I love soccer and soccer books have grown on me (Fever Pitch is an all-time favorite). I have read LOTR at least a half dozen times (re-watching the movies right now) and most of Tolkien’s other works at least once. I’ve liked Cavanaugh since I read a shorter piece about the same topic that I think was called...
I missed his birthday yesterday, but I’m only a day late. (via J.R.R. Tolkien in His Own Words)
One must admit that theology, of all writings, certainly causes the greatest...– Jean-Luc Marion from God Without Being.
This passage from nothingness to real being, this quitting of oneself is a birth...– From the sermon Outward and Inward Morality by Meister Eckhart