Category: The Spiritual Life


“Who” James asked, “is wise and understanding among you?” [James 3:13]   This is in the same letter that all but began with an invitation to wisdom: “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given to him.”   It’s interesting that …

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The berry patch just a couple of dozen feet beyond the edge of my back lawn always fights with me in the summer. The blackberry vines reach upwards to nearly six feet by midsummer. I know that’s because they used to live here, where my house and yard now blocks them. They certainly would love …

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