Author Archives: R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

About R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

As I enter the third third of life, I am becoming aware of the role of elders today “to enlarge spiritual vision, being devoted to prayer, living in the face of death, as a living curriculum of the Christian life” (Dr. James M. Houston). I am a life long and life wide learner who seeks to: *decipher the enigma of our worth *rescue from the agony of prayerlessness *integrate spiritual friendship.

A Blessing of Presence

Woven Heart from Tangled String, Videoblocks.com A Blessing of Presence  by John O’Donohue May you awaken to the mystery of being here and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence [longing for the divine]. May you have joy and peace … Continue reading

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To Honour with Friendship

If you look, you may find insight anywhere.  Recently Brian Jones with 247 Sports caught my attention with is article, “Aaron Rodgers considers Brett Favre a close friend.” What do very successful football players have to reveal about the curriculum … Continue reading

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Listening into a conversation with God

It was just before I was to leave for University that a friend of mine suggested that I attend a Bible Study with an elderly man in my home town (thanks Dan; you don’t know what you gave me). I … Continue reading

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I See You

I See You I see you there rolled into the back, sad as the day is long, dependent on helpers, masters disguised as servants. I see you there limping as you swivel your entire hip forward; No subtle grimace and … Continue reading

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The Long Silence

The Long Silence At the end of time, billions of people were seated on a great plain before God’s throne. Most shrank back from the brilliant light before them. But some groups near the front talked heatedly, not cringing with … Continue reading

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City on a Hill

“In a tweet, Will Butler (of Arcade Fire fame) described the track “City on a Hill” as a “hot new Christmas jam” replete with “some cussin’.” In practice, however, Butler’s [Christmas 2015] offering is quite solemn in tone, a piano-driven … Continue reading

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The Wild Hope of Christmas

   

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