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Thursday
Dec102015

To our wounds only thy wounds can speak, and not a god has wounds but Thou alone.

Edward Shillito

Sunday
Oct252015

Societies become secular not when they dispense with religion altogether, but when they are no longer especially agitated by it.

Terry Eagleton in Culture and the Death of God

Sunday
Jul052015

Grace is not opposed to effort, it is opposed to earning it.

Dallas Willard

Sunday
Jun092013

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

Dante Alighieri

Sunday
Apr072013

Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who are alive.

Howard Thurman via Gil Bailie in Violence Unveiled.

Saturday
Feb162013

[Americans] share nothing in common other than the presumption that death is to be avoided at all costs. That is why in America hospitals have become our cathedrals and physicians our priests. Medical schools are much more serious about the moral formation of their students than divinity schools. Americans do not believe that an inadequately trained priest may damage their salvation, but they do believe an inadequately trained doctor can hurt them.

Stanley Hauerwas in “War and the American Difference”.

Thursday
Jul122012

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.

Seth Godin