Eugene Peterson Quote

“The words printed on the pages of my Bible give witness to the living and active revelation of the God of creation and salvation, the God of love who became the Word made flesh in Jesus, and I had better not forget it. If in my Bible reading I lose touch with this livingness, if I fail to listen to this living Jesus, submit to His sovereignty, and respond to this love, I become arrogant in my knowing and impersonal in my behavior.”

Rabbi Benem of Peshischa

“The snake was cursed that it will ‘eat dust all the days of your life.’ But why is it a curse to have one’s food everywhere, at all times? Because the fact that our livelihood is not readily available to us, and we are in constant communication with G_d to request our daily bread – that’s life’s greatest blessing.”