Someone once said the journey for each of us is to find ourselves, accept ourselves, be ourselves. Find yourself. Jesus said we find ourselves by losing ourselves (Matthew 10:39). And what Jesus means, of course, is that we start living life selflessly. Alcoholics Anonymous says whatever our circumstances, we believe in the sovereignty of God … More Find Yourself, Accept Yourself, Be Yourself
Paul Harvey once told the story of a man who saved for a longtime to buy his dream car. Two days after driving it off the showroom floor, his wife was driving it and got into a fender-bender. She knew her husband would be devastated, and she surveyed the damage in tears. When asked to … More What Can Separate You from the Love of God in 2020?
One of Anne Lamott’s friends said mournfully that he’d lived his life like the professor on Gilligan’s Island. While he found time to fashion generators out of palm fronds, vaccines out of algae, he never got down to fixing that huge hole in the boat so he could go home. Then Lamont asks, “How many … More The Hole in the Soul
Joseph’s head rests on his pillow. White light sparking in it. In his dream, sparrows fold the Milky Way into a darkness that lowers the sun. And out of its position and low to the ground, the sun is joined by the crescent moon sprinkled with eleven stars. And standing at the center of the … More God Gives Himself