Category Archives: freedom

Parables of the Cross

It is in the stages of a plant’s growth, its budding and blossoming and seed-bearing that this lesson has come to me:  the lesson of death in its delivering power.  It has come as no mere far-fetched imagery, but as … Continue reading

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Limits to Loving?

“We may indeed thank our Heavenly Father that even our poor human love is inexhaustible, like the Norse drinking cup of old that none could empty, for its base was open and reached to the sea.  So the love we … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Be Holy?!

“Holiness, not safety, is the end of our calling.”  Parables of the The Cross How Lilias loved the young Arab women who peopled her life in Algiers.  Her heart reached out to their common plight:  married off by their families at … Continue reading

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Bound & Yet Unbound!

“The milky looking glacier spoke with God’s voice this morning – so obedient to its course in its narrow bed, – yet just – tossing with freedom & swing in every motion – such a picture of the rivers “of living … Continue reading

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