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Then grace has lifted a mighty burden


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I’m finished reading Wendell Berry novels, which might be a relief to some, but I did like this little passage from a short story called A Burden, in the collection of short stories A Place in Time. If you’ve ever been to a funeral of someone of doubtful destiny you might relate to this, usually

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Weekending


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While I have been running a long time, at varying levels of intensity, I have never felt much inclined to be competitive about it or run with a great crowd of other people (call it the INFJ personality type or what you will), but this morning I got up at ridiculous o’clock to run 10km

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Remembering


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Here’s a little poem Wendell Berry poem from the front of Remembering, which I think is excellent: Heavenly Muse, Spirit who brooded on The world and raised it shapely out of nothing, Touch my lips with fire and burn away All dross of speech, so that I keep in mind The truth and end to

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