No one, especially our own self, is ever enough for another person. If because of unreadiness we reject God’s love, we are bound to reject any and all conditional human love — self-love included.
Resolutions to fix yourself are set-ups for inevitable disappointment. Join the rest of us in reality. You belong.
As far as my relationship with the universe . . . well, we’ve actually become very good friends. I even came to love and trust her when, in a quiet moment, I looked deeply into her eyes and realized that she, was me.
“Oh Holy Night, the stars are brightly shining. It is the night of the dear savior’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error, pining, til He appeared and the soul felt its worth. A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices. For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn.” I’ve grown weary tryingContinue reading “Weary”
Sometimes it seems like I can’t grasp God’s plan, like it’s too big, too unknowably mysterious. Then I think, this time of year, of a simple baby in swaddling clothes lying atop manger hay. I’m a dad, and still drawn to babies. That’s not too big and mysterious .
An expression how the ways of the world yield brokenness as the cellar door to The Way