Why you should not wear a crucifix. (Challies)
Rethinking work. (NYT)
This was good.
This was better.
Executing the same tasks with machine-like precision over and over and over again, like one of Adam Smith’s nail-cutters, offered a special kind of enjoyment. There was no reflection, no question about what my job required of me, and I could indulge, for hours, in the straightforward immediacy of action.
(Dinner and Deception — NYT)
“What comes to our mind when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” – A.W. Tozer (Knowledge of the Holy)
I just got back from a dream week in Haven, Wisconsin at the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. For posterity, here are some of my favorite things I got to write this week.
Austin Phelps writes of watching people in the Royal Gallery at Dresden sitting for hours before a single masterpiece painting.
“Weeks are spent every year in the study of that one work of Raphael. Lovers of art cannot enjoy it to the full, till they have made it their own by prolonged communion with its matchless form.”
How much more should we give this kind of patient attention to prayer?