Nudges and Leadings

The interior presence of Christ moved within us and centered and renewed our dispersed lives and from time to time laid on us things to be done. —Douglas Steere Gleanings, A Random Harvest Nudges and leadings! You can’t pickle them, you can’t stuff them in a can, you can’t roll them off an assembly line. You can’t eat them, drink them, or paste them in a book. You can’t see them and you can’t hold them in your hand. Yet they are there. “Where?” my engineer‐Methodist husband asked recently. In normal, everyday life🔒

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Marguerite Reiss Kern, a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich., is a former librarian who has written for 11 newspapers. She lived in Alaska from 1979 to 1999, including two years in the far north in an athabascan village.

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