Don’t accept anything you find written here without first verifying it in your own experience.
The central question is not about who is in, who is out, who is right or who is wrong, but Is there love?
I usually spend a day with the following day’s scripture so that in the evening I have something to share in these FFF posts.
We know, in solidarity with our Muslim sisters and brothers, that our only hope is in God. Our only hope is in God.
I’ve been a part of a few great end-of-year gatherings in recent weeks and there’s always some great conversations
And this is a problem we share. We are all runners – running from God’s love, escaping the relationship in which we are most loved
Then, before sundown that evening, something remarkable happened. We heard the Muslim family of faith in our city, wives and husbands, parents and children of those who had died, speaking of love
Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.
The problem of this ‘feeling’ of love, is that if I had to wait for the feeling before I loved, I wouldn’t get around to actually loving very often.
Somewhere we picked up the false idea that highs mean happy and lows mean sad.
I first met Leonie when as a young priest I decided to use spare time in a small rural West Coast parish to study communication
Jesus help me to be more careful, more aware of the power of my words and actions…
The Church of Christ does not seek to dominate consciences and occupy spaces, but rather to be a “wellspring” of hope in people’s lives.
When words don’t come easily it could be that I (and maybe you too) don’t need more words.
When the night has come, and the way is dark… No I won’t be afraid… Just as long as you stand, stand by me.