Monthly Archives: June 2011

C.S. Lewis: Christianity is Merely Dancing

…[Christians] believe that the living, dynamic activity of love has been going on in God for ever and has created everything else. And that, by the way, is perhaps the most important difference between Christianity and all other religions: that … Continue reading

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orthoparadoxology: that’s it! that’s the word I’ve been looking for!

Stumbled across a word that captures a lot of what I’ve been trying to say… and live — about the “dance,” the navigation of paradoxes which is Christianity and Life and Living. Dwight Friesen introduces it and defines it in … Continue reading

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Lord, Help Me to Shut Up and Listen!

Kathy has made mention of folks who have a knack for always improving upon the stories of others in a conversation. You know the type, maybe: you mention a malady… and they come up with something still worse, someone mentions … Continue reading

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Pentecost: A Wild Goose Chase

Celtic Christians (Christians in the British isles during the Middle Ages) had an arresting name/image for the Holy Spirit–referring to It as “An Geadh-Glas”… or “the Wild Goose.”  To/for me, it’s a great name/image for God… and the Life He … Continue reading

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Dancing (even when you don’t feel like it)

Cleaning up my computer the other day, I came across an old doc–clearly, a cathartic, journal-type piece. I’m sure that, given it’s emotion, I did nothing more with it than write it and save. Being in a better place and … Continue reading

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