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Author: Linda McMillan

Prepare!

“Prophecy is not a puzzle for us to figure out, it’s a poem that may lodge in our hearts and inspire something that we might not have imagined if it were all laid out for us. It’s a little riskier to read prophecy this way because it means that we won’t walk away from it with a definite idea of what the future holds, only the, sometimes vague, notion that God may be doing something.”

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Got Imagination

“Poetry requires imagination. Brian Zahand says that poetry is the magic carpet of prophetic imagination.”

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A Lesson Learned, and an Advent Primer

“During this time, it is most important to remember that everybody is doing the best they can. Sometimes our best is pretty good, sometimes it’s not. But everybody is doing the best they can under the load that they carry.”

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The End of the World

“When Jesus looked at the size of the stones, though, when he beheld the undisputed majesty of it all, he saw something entirely different:  Rubble.”

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Your Inner-Bartimaeus

“Between blindness and sight, that is between the two stories, we have Jesus teaching his disciples about his mission and the kingdom which is coming. He tells the disciples to be like children, to be servants, to be last, to lose their lives.”

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Wisdom Cries

“I realized how frequently I stare wisdom in the face and often don’t even realize it. So, today, with fewer words, let me share some images of wisdom.”

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Job

“I read the book of Job. I don’t think God comes out of it well.”

Virginia Woolf

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