Suffering and Self-Preservation

Sunrise-CrossMy Featured Blogger this week is Rebekah Durham of the blog site forty-one ten.

Rebekah, who lives with her three children in Atlanta, Georgia, is a graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary. She’s an avid reader, and a student of great thinkers like Merton, Lewis, Sayers and Chesterton (all heroes of mine, as well). She writes on “life, parenting, suffering, grief, finding grace and growing in the faith.”

What’s not to like? Nothing. I’ve yet to read anything of Rebekah’s that didn’t bless and enlighten me. My thesis is that’ll be true for you, too. Am I right?

Visit her now and find out!

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The other day I heard someone say, “The more we are consumed with self-preservation the less attention we give to self-evaluation.”

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14 Responses to Suffering and Self-Preservation

  1. Thank you so much for your kind words and for sharing my post! I hope all is well with you. Blessings

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  2. emeraldsun33 says:

    Thank you, Mitch, for posting this! Timely inspiration for me!

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  3. Its_you says:

    Hi, I have nominated you for the Liebster award #1

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  4. Heidi Viars says:

    Powerful post! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. bjcairns says:

    Thank you for pointing out this young woman’s amazing work Mitch. And thank you Rebekah! For showong me that self-preservation isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be… you have a new follower here by the way 👍👍

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  6. bjcairns says:

    *Showing* (I can’t stand typos, lol)…

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