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“Open to learn Open to laughter Open to being blessed Open to joy Open to service Open to saying "Yes !" Open to risk Open to passion To peace and silence too Open to love Open to beauty Open Beloved... Continue »
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“When the whip that's keeping you in line doesn't make him jump Say he's hard-of-hearing, say that he's a chump Say he's out of step with reality as you try to test his nerve Because he doesn't pay tribute to... Continue »
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When you rise up just to fall again God believes in you Deserted by your closest friends God believes in you Oh, everything matters If anything matters at all Everything matters No matter how big, no matter how small Oh,... Continue »
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When my friend Gary Burnett told me about this book I thought that all my Christmas’s had come early. A theological treatise on Bruce Cockburn has been very necessary for years but surely he was such a cult artist that... Continue »
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It can’t have been easy. You are the humble, quiet village carpenter, respected for your work and life and your fiancée tells you that she is pregnant. She then tries to tell you that she has not been unfaithful but... Continue »
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“Throw away your misconceptions There's no walls around Heaven There's no codes you gotta know to get in No minutemen border patrol You must lose your earthly possession Leave behind your weapons You can't buy your salvation And there is... Continue »
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“You can hear those distant bells And you know they'll never leave It's like your church is crying out Like the wolf calls to the young” - From Those Distant Bells by Snow Patrol On a Sunday afternoon between Church... Continue »