Monthly Archives: March 2017

My Book of Uncommon Prayers: To Live a Noble Life

How can I make my ambition Your ambition? Every now and then, unworldly inspiration and imagination penetrates t his sin-chained  mind, this bone-bound spirit, and I rejoice, respond; but just as quickly, flesh presses in— pride presses in, puffing me up, … Continue reading

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It’s What I Need

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
Not a road map or a how-to, but a real guide–hand in hand, heart in heart. How else can I find my way? Not a manual…

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Limping

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Limping church, tormented body, suppressing our Hyde in this war—flesh and spirit, are we only to stumble through heaven’s gate? How can we be broken bread to a dying world— wine poured out to heal a…

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Legalism is a sure thing . . .

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Legalism is a sure thing . . . black and white, rules and tools, all the borders are tall and rigid with fixed right angles. Legalism is a safe system that makes me feel secure because…

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Seamless

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
It should be seamless—this eternal life I am living now. When this flesh is done, the Lilly that I am should gently walk into the Lilly…

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Contentment

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
May my concerns diminish in light of others’, and may I care as You do with a heart that breaks— that weeps over Jerusalem, that hangs…

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Lives Interrupted

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
It makes me feel like crying, this suffering we do. The rain pelts the earth; the stratus overlay presses down—and the burdens within and without are…

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