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Robin Parry is the husband of but one wife (Carol) and the father of the two most beautiful girls in the universe (Hannah and Jessica). He also has a lovely cat called Monty (who has only three legs). Living in the city of Worcester, UK, he works as an Editor for Wipf and Stock — a US-based theological publisher. Robin was a Sixth Form College teacher for 11 years and has worked in publishing since 2001 (2001–2010 for Paternoster and 2010– for W&S).

Thursday, 15 October 2009

God between the lines

Here is a C.S. Lewis quotation from Letters to Malcolm that inspired me recently:
We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade, the presence of God. The world is crowded with him. He walks everywhere incognito.
I love that idea if the incognito God whose presence so fills our vision that we are oblivious to it. The God who is so often between the lines; hidden; underneath; within; between the cracks; singing in the silent spaces. The God who is there.


Dru Johnson said...

How is that not the Tao?


Anonymous said...

Word verification here is "unsoil" so I've got to use it whither I've got anything to say or not!

In response, I'll just share what I often say in sermons:

that God is there in the background, giving our existence a meaning and purpose beyond this life.

Robin Parry said...


because the God in-between the cracks is the Triune God of Israel

Dru Johnson said...