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Month: April 2012

April 30, 2012
Outlets of Glory

As a seminary student withering beneath the hot breath of year-end finals, it's easy to get lost in the haze. Topics flood like tides, roll across my tongue and my mind, coming to invade even my sleeping self. Historical criticism and its impact on the destabilization of faith, the "unlimited plurality of hypotheses" leading to […]

April 27, 2012
Interminglings

"Our life is nothing but as it were a web woven with interminglings of wants and favours, crosses and blessings, standings and fallings, combat and victory, therefore there should be a perpetual intercourse of praying and praising in our hearts. There is always a ground of communion with God in one of these kinds, till […]

April 27, 2012
The Underestimated God

From my friend Petra at This Good Steward, a link  to an incredible message by Ligon Duncan. For anyone who (like me) has experienced darkness and doubt -- sheer depression and the "why God?!" that billows from an overtaxed soul, there is comfort (and hope!) for you. The Underestimated God : Together for the Gospel […]

April 25, 2012

I love, love, love this poem from Petra at The Good Steward... Undress Me Undress me, remove my pretending reveal the real me the worm though wee in appearance is bigger even than Goliath and fiercer than a thousand restless winds when it's left alone with its sins its petty sins its pretty sins its spectacular […]