there is no advice in this world – even if it comes from a Bible verse or a preacher’s sermon – that can produce God’s work within you. Oh, it might make you appear more spiritually productive, but the working of God doesn’t come from the practical side of the grave … but from the living side that has risen past it. When I tell you that Christ is your life, I’m telling you about the one and only present-tense reality that causes you to live as one who is truly alive in this world. source
The Spoonful contains what I call bite-sized portions of good news. Years ago, I decided to condense some of my longer articles into concise pieces for quick reading. I had planned on creating these shorter essays for many of my writings, but as usual, I didn’t get very far along. In 2007, I resurrected the idea of the Spoonful as an alternative form of my much longer email-distributed Shoveletter.
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