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The nurturing way of life – Wendell Berry


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The Gospel Coalition just happened to publish an article on Wendell Berry the other day. It’s mainly directed at revitalising pastors, but there’s something in it for all of us on this thing called the ‘nurturing way of life’, which includes memory, discipline, hope and affection. I like it. (Which doesn’t mean I endorse every

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Second guessing


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Not enough has been said here about Sara Groves’s latest album Floodplain, but I have it on rotation in my car and some of the songs are going deeper in. One song that didn’t initially appeal to me, as the music style doesn’t altogether light my fire, and I am not sure whether it’s not

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The mess worth making, revisited


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Picture from Objekt Stock. I am currently reading Relationships – A Mess Worth Making, by Tim Lane and Paul Tripp. I saw it on my bookshelf, and thought to myself that I was sure I had read it, but drew a complete blank on the contents. I must have read it, because when I then

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Some blinks


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I’ve recently taken a humbling in the realisation that there are things that are broken and there is nothing I have found yet to do that is able to fix them. I know now that only God can manage them, and that some things might actually need to wait for heaven to be restored. And

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