“these are a shadow of the things to come…”

“but the substance belongs to Christ.” (col 2.17) this past sunday at church, my pastor preached on colossians 2-3– a passage that focuses on making and keeping Christ as your authority.  his message was entitled “replacing Christ.”  and even though i thought the sermon was really good, i didn’t realize then how much i would ...

the Lord of the small

a friend of mine sang the song yesterday at church… i’m not sure if it was the words, or the music, or a combination of both, but it hit something.  i listened, with tears, as the Spirit touched something i can’t even express. typing the lyrics seems inadequate.  but i will anyway. The Lord of ...

quotation of the day: 11.16.11

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“Being in love is a good thing, but it is not the best thing. There are many things below it, but there are also things above it. You cannot make it the basis of a whole life. It is a noble feeling, but it is still a feeling… Knowledge can last, principles can last, habits can ...

quiet need.

as a performance studies teacher, i have heard elizabeth barrett browning’s sonnet 43 more times than i can count.  what’s hilarious is that most of the students that chose the sonnet to perform in class thought that they happened to be the first person ever to stumble upon this particular poem– arguably, the most popular love ...

1.12.11: quotation of the day

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“it is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults.  so to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words… that is friendship.” henry ward beecher Like this:Like Loading...