. . . therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken. — Genesis 3:23 It is both a curse and a blessing, to till the ground from which we are taken. It is a curse because it is hard, hard … More To Till the Ground
“Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” — Mark 10:25 You always hear “You can’t take it with you,” and that’s right, you … More To Enter the Kingdom
How can I speak for someone I don’t know? Someone whose life I have not led, whose history I do not hold, whose shoes I do not walk in? How can I speak for hurting people whose pain is their own, whose loss is a turning knife, giving them no rest, no peace, no space … More How Can I Speak?
Comparisons are being made in the media. Recent actions taken by an individual are being compared to actions taken by great civil rights leaders of the past. Oh how we want heroes. Oh how we scan the landscape for greatness. Oh how limited is our vision. We are called to look beyond everything to God. … More Beyond to God
So many layers of judgement and preconceived notions and bias lay between individual souls, it’s a wonder we can connect at all. But we can. By God’s mercy and grace, we can. As the governing bodies of the United Methodist Church take on the issues of the day, and as my brave church does the … More New