so we toil faithfully in the garden, and we pray, and we hope never to knowingly try to hem God in... or quench the Spirit... or put Jesus in a box.
Children provide the most compelling motivation to keep on track and to live lives of active faith
Faith simply does not come into play until we put belief into action.
One of the great joys in life is to witness and be a part of passion and enthusiasm. Maybe that is why I love children so much, and why I feel so encouraged and filled up when I attend our church - it's the undeniable, irrepressible, authentic spirit of life.
when we understand what makes God angry then maybe we can put our own self-interested outrage in perspective.
to make more room for learning, and wonder, and transformation...
t's the intimacy, the accessibility, the closeness to the kind of greatness most people only experience via a recording
pay attention, because God wants to have a quiet word with you...
I'm glad I'm a continuous work in progress. There is never any doubt that I have much to learn and that I stand eternally in need of grace and forgiveness and mercy.