Step 3

In the life of faith, we undergo the painful experience of losing what we want in order to find what God would instead offer. We lose the old way of doing things to find a new way. The experience of losing to God is one that ultimately brings joy. From Grace in Addiction: The Good News … More Step 3

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid

The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you. Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. I am with you. Nothing can ever separate us. It’s for you I created … More Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid

“With respect to love we speak continually about perfection and the perfect person. With respect to love Christianity also speaks continually about perfection and the perfect person. Alas, but we men talk about finding the perfect person in order to love him. Christianity speaks about being the perfect person who limitlessly loves the person he … More

Nursing a Grudge

I have always liked the phrase “nursing a grudge,” because many people are tender of their resentments, as of the thing nearest their hearts From Gilead by Marilyn Robinson

“The best peopl…

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed”. Ernest Hemingway