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Frederick Buechner

“A miracle is when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. A miracle is when one plus one equals a thousand.”
― Frederick Buechner

“It is not objective proof of God’s existence that we want but, whether we use religious language for it or not, the experience of God’s presence.

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Other Writings

Show Up. It's the Least You Can Do.

Show yourself, Jesus.  In the middle of drought and famine and disease, for God’s sake, why can’t you just show up?

This was the lament of the little village of Kingala, whose story is told by novelist Barbara Kingsolver in… 1,042 more words

Spirituality And Mental Health

Easter and April Fools

Up on Ministry Matters, my essay from the FaithLink for  April 1, “Easter and April Fools,” a personal story about new life after loss. 35 more words


Praying for Direction

An inspiring image to use for meditation…

Prayer for Clarity

May your words be like a lamp that lights my way.
May your love be like a compass that gives me direction. 87 more words

March 2018 - Direction

#contemplative2018 :: humanology

“Theology is the study of God and his  ways.
For all we know, dung beetles may study man
and his ways and call it humanology.
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