Love

Love

Epiphanies. Unannounced, these singular moments open life with explosive understanding. The funny thing is, these new insights come when we’re just living life, doing ordinary things. They can entice us away from our routine ways, reminding us that there is more is to...
Uprooting

Uprooting

“One dark night…I went out,” begins the chapter called, “There is Somewhere to Go.”* I read the words and felt relief. Encounters with God don’t leave us standing on the journey road in the same place where we were. Those meetings shift us, move us…uproot us from the...
Uprooting

Loving

O Lord, you are so good to the soul who seeks you, what must you be to the one who finds you? –Bernard of Clairvoux I read this quote and want to sink into both phrases. If I count the ways God has been good to me in the seeking, more pictures come than words. Times...
Unmasking Love

Unmasking Love

You know that feeling when you want to say something but don’t because you’re afraid it will be the wrong thing? It’s kind of like being in a caravan of cars and getting stuck at a red light. A little worried at being left behind, our foot hovers over the gas pedal so...
Keep It…Simple: Love!

Keep It…Simple: Love!

Now when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they assembled together. And one of them, an expert in religious law, asked him a question to test[ him: “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” Jesus said to him, “‘Love the Lord your...