“Jesus is a little more inclusive than some of his followers tend to be.” Jesus is God’s invitation; Jesus is the gate itself, not a “Check your ID at the door” gatekeeper.
When we are served communion it is as if time evaporates and Jesus is right there at the table, serving us the bread and the wine, offering his life for us
In an ironical twist, we tend to be the most free when we love God, follow Jesus, and live for others.
God’s gift of the light is not just to inspire me, but to direct me too.
So summer moves on; sunshine, heat, good food, and – the best nourishment of all – deepening relationships and food (of substance) for the soul.