O my soul, you doubt— feeling condemnation here, where there is none. Is God your enemy? No, Your champion! Strive not as if alone where Love is written, plain— He did not spare His Son. .
Tag: God’s love
On Being Reserved
Why is there a galaxy between my heart and face? The former—oceans full of thoughts and dreams and feelings; the latter, a simple puddle on the ground? And why this prison wall of skin? Outside, people weave their souls together— a tapestry full of color, nearly by accident. Inside, I dwell alone. Why am I … Continue reading On Being Reserved
Will I See Your Love Today?
Oh Lord, will I see Your love today? ... Will you look? His love is written everywhere— not to feel about for—eyes shut tight— but to dare to look and read.
It’s love— not a move in a game for a prize we claim. It’s love— always a gift of grace. .
Sunglasses and Purpose
My students were sitting at the table playing with some toys this morning. One of the boys had piece that was shaped like a heart so I asked him what shape it was. "Diamond," he said. "No, it's not a diamond," I said. "It's a heart. What does a heart mean?" None of the kids … Continue reading Sunglasses and Purpose
How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day when You’re Single
Valentine's Day can be difficult for those of us who are single, but as children of the God who is love, it doesn't have to be. Here are a few tips to help you have a good Valentine's Day this year: 1. Reject feelings that are not true. As we are confronted with our lack … Continue reading How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day when You’re Single