Daily Archives: 4/30/2014

every common bush afire. 3

From “Aurora Leigh” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning Earth’s crammed with heaven And every common bush afire with God; But only he who sees, takes off his shoes, The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries

what I learned by giving up meat for lent. 2

I rarely talk in detail about my Lenten disciplines because they feel private and revealing, but this year I decided to give up meat because that’s a very common thing to give up and I had never done it before. And for once, I didn’t mind talking about it because I felt so connected to […]