• Posts Tagged ‘annie dillard’

    lenten journal: in tune with the land

    by  • April 24, 2011 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    When we moved into our house last summer, we moved into a home where the house had been fixed up (it was built in 1926), but the yard was – well – a trash heap, in the back at least. The front yard was mostly weeds, some prettier than others. Because we wanted Ginger’s...

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    lenten journal: in the dark

    by  • March 19, 2011 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    I came across this post by Tim Suttle tonight over at The Huffington Post and, as I read down, found one of my favorite Annie Dillard quotes: God asks nothing, and demands nothing, like the stars. It is a life with God which demands these things. You do not have to do these things...

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    hope takes a helmet

    by  • June 1, 2010 • Uncategorized • 5 Comments

    One of the many things my wife does well is preach. I look forward to Sundays to hear her offering (no, I don’t get a sneak preview, as a rule) because she listens hard to both God and the world around her before she starts talking. And our world (meaning our personal world) has...

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    tapping the walls

    by  • February 9, 2010 • Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    I love being married to a good preacher. Sunday, she knocked it out of the park – or at least knocked me around a little bit, prophetically speaking. My musings tonight owe much to what she had to say yesterday. I knew going in to church that her sermon was based on the Luke...

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