From My Commonplace…on family and love

It's been awhile since I shared an entry from my commonplace book.  To be honest, it's been awhile since I've read anything worth entering in my commonplace book.  I'm lucky these days to have time to hurriedly scan my childrens' chapters for each week's school work.  Anyway, I was skimming this week through some entries…

From My Commonplace…

Another gem from The Parish Papers by George MacDonald (plus a little rambling on my personal worship experience)...   In this scene, the main character (Vicar Walton) is having a conversation with the blacksmith, who happens to hail from a slightly different Christian tradition... "And then when the excitement goes off, there is no seed left in…

Commonplace Contemplations

 From my commonplace book... I told my people that God had created all our worships, reverences, tendernesses, loves.  That they had come out of His heart and were put into us because they were in Him first.  That all we could imagine of the wise, the lovely, the beautiful, was in Him, only infinitely more…