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April 22, 2008A dove nesting in the vines above the Labyrinth Garden at a downtown
church, Austin, Spring, 2008. Quiet and green in the midst of the city:
a garden does a body good.
It's satisfying to see something ancient spring to life, off the page.
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April 22, 2008 in Happiness, what constitutes | Permalink
April 7, 2008Rod Dreher again, this time on forgiveness, the Mennonites, death, friendship, a wonderful story in its way.Too late to cancel a too-long comment (sorry, Crunchy Con), it's posted here anyway because it's what I think needs to be said. So:
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April 07, 2008 in Effectiveness | Permalink
April 4, 2008Rod Dreher notes this story from the Dallas Advocate, and Sudan, and the Central Market parking lot.
For Priscilla and Joseph, the necessary money may as well have fallen
from the sky.
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April 04, 2008 in Paying attention | Permalink