Tag Archives: Eugene Peterson

Every Step An Arrival: Going Without Knowing

In his book The Pastor, Eugene Peterson cites a Denise Levertov poem that closes with this line: “every step an arrival.” Levertov uses the phrase as a description of her development as a poet but her words fire my imagination … Continue reading

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Helping Someone Through Suffering

We all suffer. It’s part of the human condition. We also journey with those who suffer: friends, family, neighbors, co-workers. As people of faith, we often find ourselves wonder what to say, wondering what to do. As a result, we … Continue reading

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God’s Story

From Eugene Peterson’s book “The Invitation”: “When we submit our lives to what we read in Scripture, we find that we’re being led not to see God in our stories but to see our stories in God’s. God is the … Continue reading

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2010 Books of the Year

Every year I set myself a goal of reading 52 books, one per week. I’m currently at 44 for the year and although I still probably won’t hit the mark, I do have a lengthy international trip coming up at … Continue reading

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12 Best Reads of 2009

I’m a little disappointed in my reading output this year. Each year, i set a goal for myself of reading one book a week. Even though I fell woefully short of 52 books (by the time I finish my current … Continue reading

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