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Five Quotes about Bad Writing, From Writers

Hi. We’re a new thing. That’s nice. Let’s get right into the grit of it, shall we?

 What makes writing bad? I’ve certainly never had someone in a workshop tell me flat out, “Toss this crap, it’s awful.” More often than not, everyone likes to pass around a hearty, “I liked it,” to anyone who participates in one of those dreadful things. 642 more words

A Quilt for Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Today’s photo is of the quilt I’ve been working on for most of the month.  It’s finished, and awaiting its new home.

I decided not to keep this quilt; 475 more words

Poetry

Break the Spiral of Silence

Awake! Bride of Christ – be brave,
Proclaim that He alone does save,
Proclaim the hard things in His Word,
Do not pretend you have not heard. 327 more words

Poetry

Daily Riches: When Silence Is Better (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

“The first service that one owes to others in the fellowship consists in listening to them. Just as love to God begins with listening to His Word, so the beginning of love for brethren is learning to listen to them. 364 more words

Silence

Cheap Grace

Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church. -Dietrich Bonhoeffer

At home group a few nights ago, I asked my friends for help in how I have come to deal with my sin.  

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Christian

You Killed the Author of Life (Good Friday)

Sin in Eden knocked all creation into chaos. Sin at Babel marked the collective pride of mankind. And while every sin is an act of God-rejection, humanity’s wickedness reaches new heights in the horrifying events of Good Friday. 784 more words

Cross Of Christ

“If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.”

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