Archives for Sep 19, 2010 @ 12:19

When do you quit reading a book?

From the wisdom of LaVonne Neff: A friend gave me this useful formula : Subtract your age from the number 100, and the answer is the number of pages you have to read before giving up on a book you’re not enjoying.* Her advice came to mind the other day as I was preparing to [Read More…]

Taste the juice

From George Herbert, “The Agony” Love is that liquor sweet and most divine, Which my God feels as blood; but I, as wine. [Read more…]

Preparing for Eucharist

In Alister McGrath’s newest book, The Passionate Intellect: Christian Faith and the Discipleship of the Mind, four themes connected to eucharist are explored briefly, and I want to reflect on each one over the next four weeks. Today is our third theme. Faith. At the Table of our Lord we take as individuals (we’ll look [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever [Read More…]