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Grace & Salt

This afternoon was spent in the kitchen, baking cookies and brownies for the youth at church and a pan of from-scratch cornbread for dinner tonight. The house was quiet, the windows thrown wide open to let in the cool autumn air, and the dog kept me company as she curled up in a patch of sunlight coming through the back door. 1,083 more words

Young Women

A Kind of Secret Force

Philip Yancey, in What’s so Amazing about Grace?

Jesus’ images portray the kingdom as a kind of secret force. Sheep among wolves, treasure hidden in a field, the tiniest seed in the garden, wheat growing among weeds, a pinch of yeast worked into bread dough, a sprinkling of sale on meat–all these hint at a movement that works within society, changing it from the inside out.

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Millions of Small Potatoes

Salt of the earth
Gone underground
Difficult to sow
Backbreaking to harvest
Millions of them
Grains of sand
Galaxies in the sky
Drops in the sea… 85 more words

Spiritual Formation

The salt of the earth

A master piece about a great man Sebastião Salgado.
As a social photographer he witnessed many of the horrors of our time. As he almost lost his hope in humanity he and his partner Lélia Wanick decided to reforest his totally degraded family farm in Brazil. 35 more words


God in language

To say “God”, language is always only the second best option.


Staying Sharp

“Sharping the saw” is a phrase that has been heard frequently the past several years. It refers to any activity that might serve to improve a person’s ability to function. 186 more words

Christian Living

Salt of the Earth

I don’t remember their names.

I still don’t know much about them. All I really know is that they were dirt poor, and they invited the group of us for dinner. 838 more words