Digest: Oct-Dec

31 Dec

Here’s some of the posts that you may have missed from the last few weeks. These are among my favorites from this time period. Which ones have you enjoyed? Feel free to comment below, and use the buttons at the bottom of each post to pass them along to others who might enjoy them.

See also: Digest: Aug-Sept

I began my Writings page in early December, an archive of poetry, short stories, and essays.

Good News (Oct 8) > excitement about the important things in life

Efficient? (Oct 9) > the ridiculousness of trying to do too many things at once, and doing none of them well

Congregate (Oct 23) > the paradox of gathering where we’re forbidden, and avoiding others where we should be eager to gather

The Shadow is Approachable (Oct 27) > sometimes we’re not quite ready to experience the fullness of the real thing

Grace for the Moment (Nov 15) > getting what we need, when we need it–not one day before

For Fun? (Nov 16) > the entertainment value of seeking the Lord in prayer

Redeeming Religion (Nov 19) > “religion” is not a dirty word

A Holiday of Intentionality (Nov 23) > true thanksgiving doesn’t come easily

Words of Beauty? (Nov 25) > the art of prayer?

Charismatic Interest? (Dec 10) > optional elements for spiritual living?

A Dog By Any Other Name (Dec 12) > the essence of what I am

PC Christmas Confusion (Dec 15) > a society unable to cope with its own desires not to offend in the midst of celebration

Salary vs. Support (Dec 28) > none of us is really making any money

Over Already? (Dec 30) > the reason for preparation should continue on long after the main event

There was also a series of reflections on 11 popular Christmas carols: Silent Night, Joy to the World, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Angels We Have Heard on High, O Come O Come Emmanuel, The First Noel, O Holy Night, O Little Town of Bethlehem, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Come Thou Long Expected Jesus, What Child Is This.

You can see the full set of posts for each month by clicking the links at right under the heading “Previous Posts”.

Thanks for reading!

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Posted by on December 31, 2011 in Fiction, Life, Poetry, Prayer, Reviews, Theology


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