Tag Archives: Wendell Berry

From My Reading

“Jesus says: ‘You have a home . . . I am your home . . . claim me as your home . . . you will find it to be the intimate place where I have found my home . … Continue reading

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From my Reading

“In essence, shedding opens us to self-transformation. Paradox- ically, those of us who refuse such renewal will, sooner or later, be forced to undergo transformation anyway as a result of being broken or eroded by the world” (Mark Nepo, The Book … Continue reading

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The Baffled Mind

“It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not … Continue reading

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“An Age of Divorce”

This blog now contains more than 600 posts.  I am re-posting this blog from April 24, 2016 because the “divorce” Wendell Berry refers to is more painful than ever in 2017. ♦   ♦  ♦  ♦ “We all come from … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry: “Do the Two Things You Can Do”

“We all come from divorce. This is an age of divorce.  Things that belong together have been taken apart. And you can’t put it all together.  What you can do, is the only thing you can do. Two things. Not … Continue reading

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From my Reading

“The life of faith is one of continued wrestling, where our faith butts up against the troubles of our experience and the sovereign God who controls all things.  But the work of Christ, True Israel, assures us that we never … Continue reading

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“Stinking Thinking”

LIVING AS APPRENTICES Here’s a conscience-pricking comment from Wendell Berry. We have lived by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. And this has been based on the even flimsier assumption that we … Continue reading

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