Saturday, September 20, 2014

Weekend Links: Kids who don't leave church, Knitting reviews, and more!

-"3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church":
We pray for conversion; that is all we can do, for it is entirely a gracious gift of God. But after conversion, it is our Christ-given duty to help fan into flame a faith that serves, leads, teaches, and grows.
-"SDfAoWOP: the Room":
Every once in a while, in the travails and duties of life, you might happen upon someone who is a rest and not more work, whose company is a balm for your soul and whose house is a rest for your body. You work and fret and push past the point of exhaustion. You constantly rush through to the next thing. But then, someone urges you to stop, to eat food, to rest.
“Don’t let go of it once you have it,” Marie said, over and over. Her words echoed in my head over the past few rides as Mink and I try to maintain that floating walk without her. But the other day, her words came back to me in a completely different context.

-Yay! The Samurai Knitter is doing pattern reviews again!  Fellow knitters, you'll enjoy this post where she reviews the latest Twist Collective.

-"New England Reflections 2014 (Cont.): The Platypus Travels Part LI":  This is a friend's (educated) reflection on some stained glass he saw in his travels. Interesting and edifying - and just plain pretty.

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