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Just Enough Is Plenty

The house is greened for Christmas.  The tree trimmed (once again “the best tree ever”).  Christmas shopping tackled with packages purchased, wrapped and winging their way  to family members afar.   And now I face the week-before-Christmas with all the last … Continue reading

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A Story & A Song

Gathered up, focused lives, intent on one aim – Christ – these are the lives on which God can concentrate blessedness.  It is “all for all” by a law as unvarying as any law that governs the material universe.   Focussed:  … Continue reading

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Loving Acts of Kindness

What a difference of atmosphere when Sister Eva got into our train 1/2 way on our road!  For she is a medieval-saint, stepped out into a glorious light & freedom.              Diary 14 November 1908 (Between … Continue reading

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Passion for Giving

“There lies before us a beautiful possible life – one that shall have a passion for giving that shall be poured forth to God – spent out for man. . .”   Parables of the Cross Giving.  Gifts – given … Continue reading

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Living Love

“I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.”  Notice this secret in the first words:  “I am the Way.” This does not mean a series of difficult rules to be obeyed, but “a new and living way” – a … Continue reading

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Saved to Save

“We ourselves are ‘saved to save’ – we are made to give – to let everything go if only we may have more to give.”                               … Continue reading

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Star of Wonder!

“The sense of Epiphany came before the dawn in the tremulous clanging of the church bell of Blida.  So gentle at first that it might almost have been the tinkling of the wise men’s camels – a growing into a crescendo … Continue reading

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