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Daily Archives: July 11, 2007
The exclamation point was invented by stacking letters. The mark comes from the Latin word io, meaning “exclamation of joy.” Written vertically, with the i above the o, it forms the exclamation point we use today.
Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life has been an important book in my journey. Back in 2001 after a rough patch in my path I attended a workshop Gregg presented at Esalen. It is good stuff!
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”
I really like Moser’s choice for illustrating Jonah. The reluctant prophet has just arrived courtesy of the great fish that God appointed to swallow Jonah.
Barry Moser is a master of his art! He has a subtle canny way of illustrating a text in a way to make both more than the sum of their parts.
Back To The Beach
I arrived back at the beach after a detour through Saint John’s to preach at the funeral of a dear friend and widow of one of my predecessors. I am grateful for the support that allows me to do my work in this way. It is only through the generosity of the people of Saint John’s that I have a living which then frees me to do the work of ministry. No one pays me to preach however they do support me while I do that. It is what we do together.