Lin Weeks Wilder

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It’s Advent: Don’t Waste These Precious Days!

It’s advent: don’t waste these precious days! Quietly competing with the banal and boring commercialism of Black Fridays and Cyber Mondays extended sales is another invitation. But it cannot be heard outside in the streets or while listening to CNN. Instead we must silent all the shouts of the marketplace to listen to another voice…more

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Humility Rules: Back to Benedict’s School 

Humility Rules: Back to Benedict’s School It was an Episcoplian priest’s sermon about humility that was the tipping point for my faith., more accurately, loss of it. Walking away from that sermon, all I could think was, “I don’t want to be humble but wise. I want wisdom!” Only to learn, far too many years

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The Right Not to Know: Advice from Solzhenitsen

The right not to know Since I’m an admirer of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, I’ve used excerpts from his speeches and books, for articles about his riveting observations. Many of his comments feel relevent, almost urgently so, although they were penned decades ago. This one: the right not to know, is another of the Russian’s remarks that seems to leap

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Hope Holders: Reflections on Mary

Hope holders: Reflections on Mary                       HOPE HOLDERS                   Do you wonder why these beliefs have taken root in your                        Soul?                Roots which deepen, burrow into the secret places of mind and                        Heart? Year after year, prayer by prayer, tear by tear, doubt by doubt until                        Fixed? Do you wonder why you believe

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