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"One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that..."

“One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.”

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We are all such escape artists, you and I. We don’t like to get too serious about things, especially about ourselves. When we are with other people, we are apt to talk about almost anything under the sun except for what really matters to us, except for our own lives, except for what is going on inside our own skins.

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A mighty heart was broken

“GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD,” John writes, “that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” That is to say that God so loved the world that he gave his only son even to this obscene horror; so loved the world that in some ultimately indescribable way and at some ultimately immeasurable cost he gave the world himself.

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17 April 2019

Purpose is the place
where your deep gladness
meets the world’s needs.

~ Frederick Buechner  (b. July 11, 1926), American author of poetry, novels,
essays, autobiography; ordained Presbyterian minister and theologian

Quotations

Like A Child

Today is Monday, April 15, 2019.

Day 22,313

Tax day in the U.S.A.

Monday of Holy Week

Twenty-four days until our Vegas trip!!

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Devotions

The name of the room is Remember — the room where with patience, with charity, with quietness of heart, we remember consciously to remember the lives we have lived…

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"The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet."

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”

Frederick Buechner, writer

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