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Our church has been doing a sermon series on the Spiritual Disciplines, and as we explore them, I have been reading Elisabeth Elliot’s Discipline: The Glad Surrender. A different take on discipline than the “usual” spiritual disciplines such as prayer, study, or fasting, Elliot discusses disciplines of body, mind, place, time, possessions,

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Beginning My List

I’ve mentioned a few times lately how much I’ve been enjoying the writing of Ann Voskamp.

Prompted by how much I’m loving her blog, I bought her newly-released book, One Thousand Gifts.

And, asĀ  I expected, I’m thoroughly enjoying it.

Ann talks about all kinds of things that are so…me

So many things that I could spend

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So, there’s a huge bunch of books for sale at Assembly.  I told myself going into it that James and I could each buy one book.

And then they had a sale on that was buy four get the fifth free.

And then there was a sixth that James really wanted and wasn’t too expensive so we bought it too.  But separately from our 5 ’cause then we wouldn’t

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Good Writing is a Good Thing!

I’ve just started reading Little Bee by Chris Cleave.  And I had to share this quote with you:

…I ask you right here please to agree with me that a scar is never ugly.  That is what the scar makers want us to think.  But you and I, we must make an agreement to defy them.  We must see all scars as beauty.  Okay?  This will

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