Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

A people’s vision that speaks of Life, of sacrificial means for the recurrent renewal of life, and of suffering for identity with the source of life, is a vision that can neither be destroyed, denied nor ignored, even though such has been attempted. Advertisements

I have been reading tonight in Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of the development of the novel and I began to revaluate the ways in which language can become archaic. I began to recognize connections between what his article is articulating about the development of the novel out of various genres: epic, chivalric romance, pastorals, etc. and […]

I feel that this award was not made to me as a man, but to my work–a life’s work in the agony and sweat of the human spirit, not for glory and least of all for profit, but to create out of the materials of the human spirit something which did not exist before. So […]

No army ever marched under stricter orders than did the early Methodist preachers. As they were soldiers engaged in a great spiritual campaign, Wesley prepared a minute set of regulations for their conduct. The following briefly stated are some of the commands by which Wesley governed his preachers: 1. Sleep not more than you need. […]

God speaks


God speaks to each of us as He makes us, Then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, Go to the limits of your longing. Embody me. Flare up like a flame And make big shadows I can move in. Let […]

Howard Thurman


“Do not be silent; there is no limit to the power that may be released through you.” –Howard Thurman “Life goes on. Over and over we must know that the real target of evil is not the destruction of the body, the reduction to rubble of cities; the real target of evil is to corrupt […]

People Get Ready – Eva Cassidy Personal Jesus – Johnny Cash Down to the River to Pray – Alison Krauss Jesus Walks – Kanye West Just a Closer Walk With Thee – Joan Baez Wade in the Water – Eva Cassidy God is in the Roses – Rosanne Cash Amazing Grace – Elvis Presley A […]