Monthly Archives: October 2010

Consuming fire

I’m a fairly timid person, yet I don’t feel particularly attracted to “safe” Christianity.  I certainly don’t want to pick a fight with The Association of Vineyard Chrurches, which I admire greatly, but the words “main and plain” sound so tame, so vanilla.  … Continue reading

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Hildegard of Bingen

  “Holy Spirit, Giving life to all life, Moving all creatures, Root of all things, Washing them clean, Wiping out their mistakes, Healing their wounds, You are our true life, Luminous, wonderful, awakening the heart From its ancient sleep”

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  Who do you think wrote this? “Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts—the knowledge of God and of ourselves. But as these are connected together … Continue reading

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