life, by definition, always moves forward

Vitality is this balance (not always delicate) between birth and burial, falling leaves and emerging new buds, plenty and want, planting and harvesting, admiring the fruit and returning it to the soil, rocking chairs in nurseries and rocking chairs on front porches, gaining a foothold - and then letting go.

when God’s idea of what we need isn’t exactly ours!

...our dogma must always be in question, because our knowing is always incomplete. So long as we are open to growing, and always approaching the scriptures with humility, and so long as we are intentionally pursuing a closer walk with Jesus, then we will consistently be amazed.

koinonia: breaking the bread of life and drinking living water

Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, Moses didn’t give you bread from heaven. My Father did. And now he offers you the true bread from heaven. The true bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”  “Sir,” they said, “give us that bread every day.” …

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a spring of living water gushing up (the invitational life)

Jesus - “If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.” - John 4:10 John's account of the meeting between Jesus and the "Woman at the Well" is one of my absolute favorite stories in the New Testament. …

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