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An Extended Quotation from Colin Gunton writing on Martin Luther

A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject to all. – Martin Luther, The Freedom of the Christian “Luther’s famous paradox can form our starting point, … Continue reading

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Primary Wonder

Days pass when I forget the mystery. Problems insoluble and problems offering their own ignored solutions jostle for my attention, they crowd its antechamber along with a host of diversions, my courtiers, wearing their colored clothes; cap and bells. And … Continue reading

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Aprica, Italy

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I spent last week in Aprica, a small ski resort in Northern Italy. I mastered some essential Italian – “Vorrei un caffe grande, per favore” and enjoyed rambling up and down some mountains. I even managed to cross the border … Continue reading

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Collected Thoughts on Grass

“The Wish to be Generous” by Wendell Berry All that I serve will die, all my delights, the flesh kindled from my flesh, garden and field, the silent lilies standing in the woods, the woods, the hill, the whole earth, … Continue reading

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Transitions… People

Being a CU Staff Worker brings you across the path of an extraordinary number of extraordinary people. There’s the obvious crowd- the students, changing and re-grouping year in, year out, and yet who never fail to surprise me with their … Continue reading

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Transitions… Places

One of the features of life as a staff worker is travel. From one country to another – My time with UCCF began with a pretty significant journey from Belarus back to Norwich. I’ve had the joy of going back … Continue reading

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Three Things

1. This is a nice picture I took of someone else’s dog. I just like it, so thought I’d share. 2. This is a real flower. Can you believe it?! I promise, it grew like that all by itself! If … Continue reading

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A Walking Song

Upon the hearth the fire is red, Beneath the roof there is a bed; But not yet weary are our feet, Still round the corner we may meet A sudden tree or standing stone That none have seen but we … Continue reading

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Why the bike is best…

I’ve had some time off work after a busy couple of weeks, and yesterday I took advantage of the sunshine and a day of freedom to get out on my bike again and explore. I cycled a well-worn path to … Continue reading

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The Sun

Have you ever seen anything in your life more wonderful than the way the sun, every evening, relaxed and easy, floats toward the horizon and into the clouds or the hills, or the rumpled sea, and is gone— and how … Continue reading

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