Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Dream of the Rood

A poem written in the 8th century tells a story about the tree that was used to make the cross (rood) that crucified Christ. Here the tree speaks: “It was long since–I yet remember it– that I was hewn at … Continue reading

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Love not the World

“This is the greatest wisdom–to seek the kingdom of heaven through contempt of the world”. Thomas Kempis

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Well over a decade ago now, my wife and I lived in Virginia. While we were “open” to the Spirit, and had experienced encounters through the years, some quite powerful and specific, we were missing a certain intimacy in that … Continue reading

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