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ATTENTIVENESS: Paying Attention—Welcoming God’s Attention, Or Not by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

There are people whose attentions we resent because they are very annoying.  And it may be that sometimes we resent God’s attentions not so much out of a reasoned denial of his existence as from a deep instinctive refusal to conform to what we perceive as some kind of celestial busybody who tries to run everyone else’s affairs. 694 more words

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ATTENTIVENESS: Paying Attention—What Would It Be Like If God Did Not Pay Attention? by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

What if he did withdraw it from us?  G. K. Chesterton suggested that the sun rises over and over again because God is enjoying it so much!  985 more words

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ATTENTIVENESS: Paying Attention—The Mindfulness Of God by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

This God creates, playfully, purposefully – out of nothing – space and stars, sun and moon, light and darkness, dandelions and donkeys, whales and kingfishers, and a handsome couple.  979 more words

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ATTENTIVENESS: Paying Attention—The God Who Attends To Us by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

The story of the Bible is not merely the story of a deity who launched the cosmos and then turned his attention elsewhere.  295 more words

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ATTENTIVENESS: The God Who Pays Attention by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

Friends (and some not-so-friendly persons) are always emailing stuff that I didn’t ask for and usually don’t want.  Most often I just hit delete.  527 more words

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Netiquette: The Etiquette and Correct Conduct While Using The Internet

The Internet is a man-made wonder and has myriad uses in several fields of industry, education, research, etc. pertaining to our work and day-to-day lives. It’s a vast open space in virtual reality that is open to the general public of the world – accessible to any and everyone who knows how to use it. 723 more words

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ATTENTIVENESS: Paying Attention—Paying Attention To The Other by Leighton Ford

From The Attentive Life

Attentiveness means respecting, attending to, waiting on, looking at, and listening to the other – the persons and things that we encounter – for what they are in themselves, not what we can make of them.  333 more words

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