Entries Categorized as 'Life'

John Mark McMillan – How He Loves: A Song Story.

Date May 20, 2010

A month or so ago I ran across a song by John Mark McMillan, listened to it, and loved what I heard. Anyway, one of the songs off his last record is called “How He Loves.” John actually breaks down while singing the song at the end of the recording. It’s very beautiful; give it […]

Three Strands

Date November 18, 2009

“Three passions, simple but overwhelming have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge and unbearable pity for the suffering of humankind.” – Bertrand Russell         

October

Date October 9, 2009

Your imprint lingers October, oh October Crisp air, crunching leaves

Words to Live By: Wendell Berry

Date August 3, 2009

Some wise words on how to live life, by Wendell Berry: Breathe with unconditioned breath the unconditioned air.  Shun electric wire.  Communicate slowly.   Live a three-dimensioned life; stay away from screens. This, certainly, is not my life. But I’d like it to be. The first steps are the hardest.

John Piper, “Why and How I Am Tweeting.”

Date June 3, 2009

John Piper recently began twittering under his own name, and he wrote an accompanying post on the desiringGod blog laying out his reasoning for entering the “twittersphere,” which I found insightful and a good read.  My favorite part is quoted below: Now what about Twitter? I find Twitter to be a kind of taunt: “Okay, truth-lover, […]