I composed a great Pew in my sleep last night. Problem is, I can’t remember word of it. Very few of my dreams stay with me by the time I wake. If I told a particular friend of mine about my dream, he would exclaim, “Wonderful,” and remind me that that dreamwork is the most…

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At Pawleys Island, the ocean is on one side of the main road and the marsh is on the other side. The house we rent faces the marsh. Most mornings we wake to absolute quiet and a stillness in the waters of the marsh. It is the perfect setting for meditation and converstion with God.…

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Spending time on Pawleys island hardly seems to be consistent with a more traditional view of Lenten discipline. As opposed to a lenten sacrifice, Suzy and I are splurging, despite it being a time in our life, when we shouldn’t. Why are we splurging? Well, during my health hiccup last fall, Suzy and I told…

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Followers of the Pew know that I write about humility often. If there is only one attribute I could wish for it would be humility. One benefit of Lent is by simply following almost any form of Lenten discipline, humility grows. Humility includes an understanding that our world is not divided into good and bad,…

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If we look with curiosity at people who do not share our values, they become interesting rather than threatening. — Nick Cave. Nick Cave writes: “As I’ve grown older I’ve learnt that the world and the people in it are surprisingly interesting, and that the more you look and listen, the more interesting they become. Cultivating…

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