Wounded by Friends

Caring about others makes you vulnerable in many ways.  The hurts our friends receive hurt us too.  We rise to their defense.  Those are hurts that can accomplish good.  They make us love harder and share one anothers’ burdens. We grow in strength together. There are other shared hurts that can be deadly.  Our friends’ weaknesses can … More Wounded by Friends

Love Life

Shortly after 9/11 there was an interview with an ISIS member who captured for me the essence of their heart.  He said something like this: “America, you will never win because you love life and we love death.” He may be right…our country may not win, but we don’t have to lose.  Christ is life; He … More Love Life