this particular Monday morning, in a nation dominated by cynicism and intransigence, it’s more important than ever that we change our hearts and lives, and that we trust this good news. Now is the time!
kingdom of God
So, brothers and sisters, followers of The Way, children of the Living God – are we going to be just like everyone else? Or, are we going to follow Jesus when it comes to how we face evil, speak truth to power, and take the light of the Good News into every place we possibly can?
I understand that growth is a natural process, and that part of the definition of life necessarily involves change, but sometimes I’m blown away by how dramatic biology is when it runs rampant in the garden and beyond.
The marriage feast is a lot like the kingdom of God. There is generosity, lavish celebration, wide open arms, welcome, faithfulness, commitment, renewal of hope, and promise for the future – all brought together in the context of extravagant love.
Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river… Read More ›
Today I’m considering the lilies in my field, I’m hugging the dog who never worries about a thing, and I’m thanking God for all the amazing blessings of a life rooted in grace, mercy, promise, and love