Tag Archives: Frederick Buechner’s “Wishful Thinking”

Harmony

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” As with many aspects of grace, harmony had a special meaning to Frederick Buechner. In my life the equation often seems … Continue reading

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Joy

In Wishful Thinking, Frederick Buechner wrote about joy: “In the Gospel of John, Jesus sums up pretty much everything by saying, ‘These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Remembering

Three Independence Days ago we all spent the day at Ossippee Lake with Jim’s sisters and their families, on Uncle Mike’s boat on a glorious but horrifically humid day, eating and quenching our thirst as only his family does.   … Continue reading

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