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Daily Dose (Dec 12 – 15)

Tuesday -- In Brendan, (Frederick Buechner's novel about a sixteenth-century Irish saint), a servant recounts a conversation between Brendan and Gildas, a crippled and bitter old priest."I am as crippled as the dark world," Gildas says."If it comes to that,…

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Daily Dose (Dec 5 – 8)

Tuesday -- This week we’re unpacking one of the themes of Advent: waiting and making space—the permission to see that the ordinary is the hiding place for the holy. My favorite Christmas story—to retell sometime every December—is one Garrison Keillor…

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Daily Dose (Nov 21 – 24)

Tuesday -- In one encounter with a teacher in India, Donald Hall asks him to define "contentment.""Absorbedness," the teacher replies.Now, I can't find absorbedness in any dictionary. But here's my best guess: "Let life in."Let life in... in the wonder.Let…

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Daily Dose (Nov 14 – 17)

Tuesday -- This week we take to heart the story of a homesick dog making news headlines in Seattle. He negotiated traffic, eluded Washington State Police, and crossed a bridge.Why? Because it was love that brought Zeb home.His caper-filled journey…

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