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The Land of Beginning Again, Again

Last night I fell asleep reading “The Land of Beginning Again” by Louisa Fletcher (Mrs. Willard Connely). Ambian® couldn’t have worked any better. My wife and son are at the Junior Classical League of North Carolina, held each year at … Continue reading

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Advent Quotes for Reflection on the Nativity of Jesus Christ

I always seek to place a “reflections” in the bulletin. I believe that for most people the Church, and in particular the liturgy of the Church, is the primary way that the sacred words and the familiar words and the … Continue reading

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Family Devotions, 1 John 5:13 and The Cottar’s Saturday Night

This entry originally appeared on The Call with Mike Milton. Visit there for more thoughts, reflections and resources. \    he following letter is one that I wrote to my family following last night’s devotions, in which we studied 1 John. … Continue reading

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Reading Thoughts Summer 2008

I am reading, perusing and sometimes devouring the following books in my summer pile (some of them I came across at an old book store in Connecticut, some I actually picked up new, or ordered online, and at least one … Continue reading

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Nothing Can Save Us That is Possible

I am reading W.H. Auden’s Collected Longer Poems while on vacation. Throught the oncoming heaviness of sleep last night, as I lay reading, seeking the soothing medicinal dust of my summer reading pile, I came across this, which did indeed soothe … Continue reading

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