Day 13: Not in the fire… #adventbookclub.
13th December: Still small voice? Liar! #adventbookclub.
Along with others, I’m dipping into Maggi Dawn’s book Beginnings and Endings during the season of Advent 2013. This past year has contained rather more endings and beginnings than I would have chosen. Many of the endings have been gut-wrenchingly … Continue reading
December 1, 2013
Tagged #adventbookclub, eternity, future, God, God's sufficiency, grieving, healing, journey, painful, past, present, words
Today’s passage from Nouwen reads as follows: “True ministry goes far beyond the giving of gifts. It requires the giving of self. That is the way of him who did not cling to his privileges but emptied himself to share … Continue reading
I’m really not at all sure about today’s readings. Or rather, the quote from Nouwen makes sense, describing how we run from our inner pain by filling our lives with “people, books, events, experiences, projects and plans…” rather than listening … Continue reading