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If Ashes Could Speak Lonnie Johnston

If Ashes Could Speak

Lonnie Johnston

Published October 28th 2002
ISBN : 9781587361029
Paperback
208 pages
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If ASHES COULD SPEAK is a book of spiritual essays focusing on ashes as a symbol of the art of remembering and fire as a symbol of the act of deciding. Ashes can help us recall our humanity and dependency on God, while fire can help us with the actMoreIf ASHES COULD SPEAK is a book of spiritual essays focusing on ashes as a symbol of the art of remembering and fire as a symbol of the act of deciding. Ashes can help us recall our humanity and dependency on God, while fire can help us with the act of choosing wisely. Our lives are a constant blend of remembering and deciding. Illustrative of these symbols are such topics as gun powder, ashtrays, cinders, ash trees, volcanoes, cremation, the Holocaust, ashes on the Galilean seashore, 9/11/01, brush fires, and the forge and anvil.