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Frederick Buechner

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This huge-impact quote from Frederick Buechner has long been a favourite, so I circulate this again. Its again something I call myself back to…… “Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your […]

more grace!

You (probably) know I am a fan of grace, I’m won by grace, wooed and transformed by grace …. “Grace is something you can never get but only be given. The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without […]

all is precious…

drink it in….. “Taking your children to school and kissing your wife goodbye. Eating lunch with a friend. Trying to do a decent day’s work. Hearing the rain patter against the window. There is no event so commonplace but that God is present within it, always hiddenly, always leaving you room to recognise or not to recognise…. Listen to your […]

God-be-with-you

“A woman with a scarf over her head hoists her six year old onto the first step of the school bus. “Good-bye,” she says. A father on the phone with his freshman son has just finished bawling him out for his poor grades. There is mostly silence on the other end of the line. “Well, good-bye,” […]

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