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  • Brent shared from A Little Book on the Human Shadow by Robert Bly
    So the person who has eaten his shadow spreads calmness, and shows more grief than anger. If the ancients were right that darkness contains intelligence and nourishment and even information, then the person who has eaten some of his or her shadow is more energetic as well as more intelligent.
    Note: This is such a powerful book.
  • Brent shared from Prophetic Imagination: Revised Edition by Walter Brueggemann
    It is difficult to keep a revolution of freedom and justice under way when there is satiation. (In our own economy, questions of civil rights seem remote when we are so overly fed.
  • Brent shared from Life of Pi by Yann Martel
    I must say a word about fear. It is life’s only true opponent. Only fear can defeat life.
  • Brent shared from What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bell
    Doubt is often a sign that your faith has a pulse, that it’s alive and well and exploring and searching. Faith and doubt aren’t opposites; they are, it turns out, excellent dance partners.
  • Brent shared from The Idolatry of God: Breaking Our Addiction to Certainty and Satisfaction by Peter Rollins
    Whenever a concrete community is first faced with their own negation, they will often reject those who reject them.
    Note: Think about it.
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