Monday, March 6, 2017

The intriguing thing about the mutuality of the Trinity is that the names, roles, and energies are really interchangeable. We don’t want to typecast the Father as the only infinite one, the Son as the only immanent one, or the Spirit as the only intimate one. All is absolutely given to the other and let … [Read more…]

Saturday, March 4, 2017

“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection. Success, popularity, and power can indeed present a great temptation, but their seductive quality often comes from the way they are part of the much larger temptation to self-rejection. When we have … [Read more…]

Friday, March 3, 2017

Lent is a time to consciously sacrifice in preparation for the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us. The definition of sacrifice has been distorted – it need not have negative connotations. Sacrifice literally means to “make sacred”. How are we making ourselves sacred in preparation for the passion of Christ?   One commitment I try … [Read more…]

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Life doesn’t add up. People don’t add up. And in the rawest moments of honest hurting, God doesn’t add up.- Lysa TerKeurst I know this well through both my sister’s and mother’s deaths.  But there was a constant through all that chaos – God.  Despite feelings of anger, despair, and confusion, God never left my … [Read more…]