When someone we love is suffering, a gentle word, a gentle touch or a gentle silence can be a great mercy.
Something happened to the followers of Jesus after his crucifixion. Something that catalyzed them into a community, that set in motion a movement that has influenced the life of the world. Mystery is involved, a mystery I don’t confess to … Continue reading Easter Reflection – by Dale EdmondsonContinue reading →
One of the pleas that Professor Bowler made to well-meaning friends as she faced the possibility that she might not live to see her two-year-old son turn three was, “Do not pour your certainty on my suffering.”
From God’s Point of View I created a paradise and, within this paradise, an incredible garden. I placed my most beloved creation, people, as caretakers. The garden was self sustaining and required no work. It provided everything the caretakers needed … Continue reading Easter Reflection – by Leon TaylorContinue reading →
We love to tell ourselves that the world is ultimately fair. We try to convince ourselves that we can curate our lives, minimize our losses and stand on our own successes. We need to quit lying to ourselves.
Dining as a Spiritual Practice John 21:1-14 Dining, the breaking of bread, and fellowshipping, played a significant part in the ministry of Jesus. He said goodbye to His disciples over a meal and after the resurrection, in the passage above, … Continue reading Easter Reflection – by Carolyn MatthewsContinue reading →