Tag: the story

On Curling Up With a Good Book

The unfolding of your words gives light;     it imparts understanding to minds of ordinary people. With open mouth I pant,     because I long for your commandments. – Psalm 119 Typically, first thing in the morning, I have a sense of where my writing should be going. My work usually emerges from a combination of where…

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everything else evaporates, and what we are left with is pure love: Advent Day 22

A few posts back we discussed the “Meaning of the Nativity” (Day 17). But today – the Fourth Sunday in Advent – I can’t help but return to the powerful image, and wonder at how the simple – very human – drama of the stable brings everything else about this time of the year into clear focus. Last Christmas,…

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