For 25 years now I’ve been singing about a novelist, a missionary doctor and a starry-eyed artist – the characters who populate “Seize the Day.” But I think it’s time to add a verse about the woman who aspires to a life characterized by a long micro-obedience in the same direction. A life of unseen, unspectacular faithfulness. A life made new every morning, day by day, seized by love.
My colleague and friend Nathan Foster does such a great job facilitating conversation on The Renovaré Podcast. Last week he invited me to join him, and we had a great talk about silence, my compulsion to find language for things, the link between woodworking and prayer, and the way contemplation works in community.Have a listen!