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“What the heart most loves and wants the mind finds reasonable, the emotions find valuable, and the will finds doable”

“What the heart most loves and wants the mind finds reasonable, the emotions find valuable, and the will finds doable” Citing Augustine, Tim Keller makes “two brief points” about the Christian view of loving God: Loving God means loving him with the whole heart. In the Bible the heart is

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the matters of life”

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the matters of life” Proverbs 4:23

“an institution at the heart of respectable society is dedicated to a practice that deserves to be called barbarism”

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16th century morning prayer

16th century morning prayer As you make your sun shine upon the earth, grant the light of your Spirit to illumine my understanding and my heart

The Résumé Beyond Your Reach

One evening, I sat cross-legged on the roof of my five-story apartment building praying. Suddenly I became self-consciously aware of myself and my surroundings. At once, a series of crushing realizations came in rapid succession. First, because I could hear dozens of conversations going on through the apartment windows below

On love and society

On love and society The things we love individually not only determine our character, but what a society loves collectively shapes its culture. This latter idea was the heart of Augustine’s great work City of God. He believed societies are the mutual associations of individuals united by what they

Thy will be done

Thy will be done If we can’t say “thy will be done” from the bottom of our hearts, we will never know any peace. We will feel compelled to try to control people and control our environment and make things the way we believe they ought to be. Yet

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it springs the issues of life”

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it springs the issues of life” — Proverbs 4:23
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