There are many more fantastic passages from Bonhoeffer's classic on Christian community, Life Together, that I want to share. Here are a few on prayer: "As good and useful as our scruples may be about keeping our prayer pure and biblical, they must nevertheless not stifle the free prayer itself that is so necessary, for … Continue reading Thoughts on Prayer – Bonhoeffer’s Life Together (Walking with the Saints)
I recall a time, either in 7th or 8th grade, when we had to write a story for class that would then be critiqued by our fellow students. The reason I recall this particular case is that my peers said that my story included too much dialogue without the words "he said" or "she said". … Continue reading The Three Musketeers – Review
Before two years ago, I knew two things about beets: 1. They were the main ingredient in something called "Red Beet Eggs". My family often had these around when I was growing up and I never tried them as they looked awful. 2. Dwight Schrute farmed them on The Office. Then Emily and I joined … Continue reading What to do with a beet?
Some great quotes from Bonhoeffer's fantastic book Life Together on Jesus. I find both these quotes both incredibly challenging and relevant. God’s presence and help have been demonstrated for us in the life of Jesus Christ. It is in fact more important for us to know what God did to Israel, in God’s son Jesus … Continue reading Walking with the Saints – Jesus – Life Together