Archive for December, 2003

What is Taizé?

Thursday, December 11th, 2003

Someone recently asked me if I knew what a Taizé service is. I didn’t, so I thought I’d see what I could find. At FaithLinks, there is a brief description of it. The roots of this tradition are in France, where it was established during the second World War. It’s an ecumenical Christian prayer tradition […]

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Words to Ponder #71

Wednesday, December 10th, 2003

It is typical, in America, that a person’s hometown is not the place where he is living now but is the place he left behind. –Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux, A Way of Seeing (1970)

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The Soul of Place

Wednesday, December 10th, 2003

Fred at Fragments ~ from Floyd offers a delightful word meditation on the nature of place and its importance to human legacy. Here is an excerpt from his essay, which I’ve linked to. (Actually, there are many delightful entries on his blog, this being just one.) I don’t know how the experts draw the distinction […]

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