Posts tagged with ‘Julian of Norwich’

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Three Wonderful New Julian of Norwich Books

by Carl McColman

I’m not sure why the fall of 2013 belongs to Julian of Norwich (except to the extent that any time is a good time for reading and reflecting on Julian’s wisdom). What I do know is that three wonderful books about Julian have been, or soon will be, published this season. If you’re already a […]

Concerning Sheep, Goats, and the Unconditional Love of God

by Carl McColman

I received this email today. Thought it might be worth exploring here on the blog. Hi Carl. Just listened to your two interviews and was blessed … You said in your interview that you didn’t like the, what I would call, the “us and them” attitude in evangelical circles like “I’m saved and you’re not.” […]

Julian of Norwich In Her Own Voice

by Carl McColman

So today is May 13 — the other possible anniversary date for Julian of Norwich’s showings (the first being May 8). So to commemorate this day, I thought I would highlight editions of Julian’s writings that feature her text based on the old handwritten manuscripts we have of her writing — in other words, Julian […]

Julian and Patheos

by Carl McColman

Continuing my celebration of Julian of Norwich this week, here is my latest column for Patheos: Julian of Norwich’s Timeless Message. Please follow the link and check it out.

Generosity to God

by Carl McColman

Today is one of two possible days for the anniversary of Julian of Norwich’s visions, which took place either on May 8 or May 13, 1373. So of course, today I want to share with you one of the many gems to be found in her writing. God is the ground of our praying. Arising […]

Norwich Cathedral: Stained Glass and a Green Man

by Carl McColman

I am often asked about the beautiful image of Julian of Norwich that I use on my Julian of Norwich Prayer Cards. It’s an image from a stained glass window in Norwich Cathedral. I know just enough about photography to know that shooting a stained glass window is a tricky matter, so I tip my […]

The Marvelous Melody

by Carl McColman

I saw the Lord take no place of honor in his house, rather I saw him rule royally there, filling it full of joy and mirth. He himself presided by endlessly gladdening and entertaining his very close friends with every warmth and courtesy, with a marvelous melody of endless love in his own fair blessed […]