God is not divisible into palatable and optional parts. We must be all in, or we will come up foolishly empty.
As we follow the voice of God, we are called to live outside the bounds of what we imagined possible.
God longs to heal us, to give us life, and to make us whole, but we are given a free choice. Will we listen?
Our churches and homes are bitterly divided. But we also must realize, as David did, that those who curse us may not be ours to judge.
What if all we had were today? Would we want to leave the last day of our earthly life unexplored, unappreciated, and unloved?
A Church in the Modern World, one in which all the baptized are recognized as uniquely gifted people with something to contribute for the good of all.
The paths of God are many and varied. Some of us are called to visit the imprisoned and some, like John, are called to stand up to unjust rulers.
I am struck by how the prophetess Anna was able to see the extraordinary in the ordinary.
In Scripture, we see many examples of the great faith of women. Their faith is deep.
What are the lessons here? Be slow to label who or what is good or bad . . . or who is one of “us” and who is not.