[Christian Reflections] The Glory in the Grey by Archibald Alexander -mas

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 9th, 2020, 7:02 pm

The Glory in the Grey by Archibald Alexander (1874 - 1942).
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It sometimes happens, when we are dispirited, that God's gracious gift of reviving comes to us along a very ordinary channel--in the form, perhaps, of some tonic, heartening passage found in reading, or the "morning face" and cheerful greeting of a friend. That is often all that we need--when our hurt is not serious-- to send us back with a new zest and courage to our tasks; and that is the sort of usefulness which is desired for this book.<br><br>It does not pretend to deal with the great themes or the great hours of the religious life, but only with some of its simple encouragements and ideals for everyday. There is a wide difference between the far-off flash of guidance which the sailor steers by in the darkness, and the humbler lights on board which he sees to do his work. Yet he needs them both. (From the Preface) ( )
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Post by silverquill » December 9th, 2020, 9:26 pm

Oh, and excellent collection. :D
Could I start with 10,29 ?
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 9th, 2020, 9:49 pm

Welcome Larry. Thank you for claiming.

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Post by mightyfelix » December 9th, 2020, 10:19 pm

This looks like a great book. Can I take 5 and 6, please?

Oh, and it looks like section 2 has a typo. Odour, not ordour, I believe.

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Post by mleigh » December 10th, 2020, 7:36 am

Could I please have sections:

4 Little Sanctuaries
32 Providence in Common Things
42 Forward!


Thanks,

M

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 10th, 2020, 5:28 pm

mightyfelix wrote:
December 9th, 2020, 10:19 pm
This looks like a great book. Can I take 5 and 6, please?

Oh, and it looks like section 2 has a typo. Odour, not ordour, I believe.
Thanks Devorah. Correction made and sections assigned.
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 10th, 2020, 5:29 pm

mleigh wrote:
December 10th, 2020, 7:36 am
Could I please have sections:

4 Little Sanctuaries
32 Providence in Common Things
42 Forward!


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M
Thanks for claiming M. I'm limiting outstanding claims to 2 per reader at any time, so I've assigned you 4 and 32. I'm happy to switch one of those out for 42 if you would prefer to read that one. And you're welcome to claim additional sections once those 2 have been submitted.

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Post by mleigh » December 10th, 2020, 5:47 pm

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
December 10th, 2020, 5:29 pm
mleigh wrote:
December 10th, 2020, 7:36 am
Could I please have sections:

4 Little Sanctuaries
32 Providence in Common Things
42 Forward!


Thanks,

M
Thanks for claiming M. I'm limiting outstanding claims to 2 per reader at any time, so I've assigned you 4 and 32. I'm happy to switch one of those out for 42 if you would prefer to read that one. And you're welcome to claim additional sections once those 2 have been submitted.

MaryAnn
My bad for completely glossing over that sentence in the intro. Sections 4 and 32 are perfect. Thanks.

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Post by Judges4 » December 10th, 2020, 9:41 pm

May I request 13 and 18?
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 11th, 2020, 10:36 am

Welcome to the project Jael! I've assigned those sections to you.
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 11th, 2020, 5:23 pm

I have posted Section 1. I'd appreciate if someone could PL it for me.
Thank you!
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Post by Judges4 » December 11th, 2020, 8:12 pm

13 and 18 ready for PL!

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/gloryinthegrey_13_alexander_128kb.mp3
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https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/gloryinthegrey_18_alexander_128kb.mp3
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Since you already have me listed for 3, can I claim that one, too, as well as 37?
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Post by Aikenpayne » December 11th, 2020, 8:38 pm

Good Evening,

May I claim:

Section 2 – On Winding Up A Clock
and
Section 17 – The Storm and the Voice

Sláinte

Aiken

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 11th, 2020, 9:22 pm

Judges4 wrote:
December 11th, 2020, 8:12 pm
13 and 18 ready for PL!

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/gloryinthegrey_13_alexander_128kb.mp3
05:24
https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/gloryinthegrey_18_alexander_128kb.mp3
06:03

Since you already have me listed for 3, can I claim that one, too, as well as 37?
Thank you Jael. Sorry about the typo, and yes, 3 and 37 are yours.
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 11th, 2020, 9:23 pm

Aikenpayne wrote:
December 11th, 2020, 8:38 pm
Good Evening,

May I claim:

Section 2 – On Winding Up A Clock
and
Section 17 – The Storm and the Voice

Sláinte

Aiken

(Stay safe, everyone)
Thank you for joining us Aiken. Sections assigned.
MaryAnn

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