Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return. What a depressing opening, Mother Nancy! Can’t we be more positive? Didn’t you say Jesus came to show us the abundance of LIFE? Why do you even need to talk about this mortality thing? We could talk for hours about how our culture triesContinue reading “Let us Begin Together”
Did you know that the use of the word ‘truth’ has more than doubled in books written in American English in the last 40 years*? Did you know that this kind of thing was even tracked? Do we even know what such a fact can tell us? Do we really care? (And for full discloser:Continue reading “The Truth for which We are Made”
Y’all can all thank me later for that ear worm. I was having a conversation with my sister the other evening and she asked if I’d read “that book about love wins”. I immediately started throwing titles and authors at her and she stopped and asked, “just how many books with love in the titleContinue reading “What’s Love got to do with it?”
Regardless of the man’s response, Jesus doesn’t withhold healing. He offers God’s grace freely. The gift of being well is ours, period.
Gifts don’t do much good when left in the box.
Denying ourselves isn’t saying we are worthless. It is the understanding that our full value, our pricelessness, is found in the image of God at the core of each of us. Denying ourselves is knowing we can only be fully, truly, really human with God and each other.