Grace in Practice

May
18
Countercultural Practices

Countercultural Practices

> “Dwelling, lingering, pondering, listening, praying- these are all countercultural practices. They slow us into a silence that has to be
1 min read
May
12
Our Little Window

Our Little Window

From writer Brian Doyle [https://lithub.com/on-brian-doyles-mystical-genre-exploding-work/]: > “We’re only here for a minute,” Brian once reminded us. “We’
1 min read
Mar
20
Learning to Say Nothing

Learning to Say Nothing

> “Unlucky is the man who is born with great expectations, and who finds nothing in life quite up to the
2 min read
Jan
26
Eugene Peterson on Ritual

Eugene Peterson on Ritual

> “The usefulness of a ritual is that it takes a human action that is understood as essential to our ordinary
2 min read
Jan
22
Blogging as a Means of Grace

Blogging as a Means of Grace

Austin Kleon mused about blogging being a forgiving medium [https://austinkleon.com/2021/02/09/blogging-as-a-forgiving-medium/] compared to social media.
2 min read
Jan
11
The Best Part of the National Championship Game

The Best Part of the National Championship Game

The best part of the National Championship Game between Georgia and Alabama wasn’t the celebrations from the winning side
1 min read
Jan
07
Last Chance U and Glimpses of Grace

Last Chance U and Glimpses of Grace

Give me a TV show with college basketball, Los Angeles, and stories about second chances, and I’m game. Last
3 min read
Oct
25
Listening as Love

Listening as Love

Listening is a rare happening among human beings. You cannot listen to the word another is speaking if you are
1 min read
Jul
19
Lester Bangs on Contempt for Your Audience

Lester Bangs on Contempt for Your Audience

The famous rock critic of the 60s and 70s Lester Bangs [https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/08/20/where-were-you-when-the-king-died/] once
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