Too Much Love to Leave Us in Our Mess!

Years ago I read a story of a little boy who defiantly responded to his punishment with, “I’m sitting in time out but my heart is standing up!” There is profound truth in that—and it is the reality of many adults (especially those in Church).  Obedience is not the same as being engaged in aContinue reading “Too Much Love to Leave Us in Our Mess!”

Fresh Start

I actually love the week in-between the Christmas and New Year celebrations.   The emphasis on true love–agape, sacrificial love–is the perfect backdrop for the New Year.  And the New Year doesn’t feel like starting over…it feels like a fresh start.  And it is!  The truth is every day is fresh and new. We don’tContinue reading “Fresh Start”