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Here’s some of my summer reading sugguestions in the light of Krish’s provocation. Desiring the Kingdom by JB Smith, is long overdue. Lots of pals have recommended it. And I have so loved his Good and Beautiful trilogy. Forty ways to look at Winston Churchill by Gretchin Rubin. Well simply because everything Rubin writes is worth reading. […]

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“As long as matters are really hopeful, hope is a mere flattery or platitude; it is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength. Like all the Christian virtues, it is as unreasonable as it is indispensable.” G. K. Chesterton 1 Natural adventures. None of this Disney hype. A great family perspective […]

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“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy… It’s not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But in the end, such risk finds its reward in Christ. And He is more than enough for us.” David Platt.  1 Alison Morgan’s great summary […]

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yes, One-way love……according to Tullian Tchividjian It is one of the books in my recent reading bundle, and it’s a goodie. So perhaps you’re not going to read all of it, or even some of it. Here are some of the best bits. “The Bible is one long story of God meeting our rebellion with […]

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“This gift is for this day. The life of faith is lived one day at a time, and it has to be lived-not always looked forward to as though the “real” living were around the next corner. It is for today we are responsible. God still owns tomorrow.” Elizabeth Elliot 1 Twelve brilliant big ideas about where […]

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Psalm 34 v 1-4 “I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul will make its boast in the LORD; the humble will hear it and rejoice. O magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together. I sought the Lord, and He answered me, and delivered […]

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Here’s the quotes from my re-reading the brilliant and timeless Community and Growth, by Jean Vanier. “I am struck by how sharing our weakness and difficulties is more nourishing to others than sharing our qualities and successes.” “Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a […]

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“Heaven is not here, it’s There. If we were given all we wanted here, our hearts would settle for this world rather than the next. God is forever luring us up and away from this one, wooing us to Himself and His still invisible Kingdom, where we will certainly find what we so keenly long for.” Elisabeth Elliot […]

five on Friday

“Because always, even in the darkest moments, in moments of sin, in moments of weakness, in moments of failure, I have seen Jesus, and I’ve trusted Him. He has not left me alone.” Pope Francis 1 Looking into the face of discouragement,….. well said here. 2 Biographies are vital reading. Here’s Relevant’s take on eight of the best. 3 Ethos, […]

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