I do not welcome you into my home because of WHAT you are to my home. I welcome you because of WHO you are to me.
If you fail at raising me out of my sadness, then you too will be sad. That will make me sadder. I choose and own my sadness right now because I believe it is where I am supposed to be, to be true to my Self. It is not despair. It is widening, not deepening.
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.
An expression how the ways of the world yield brokenness as the cellar door to The Way
How can it be that such an enormous God seeks you and me personally, with unfathomable passion?
The gently soft-spoken 20-something didn’t seem to ever stop talking except when he asked of me simple questions and waited for replies with earnestness that made me feel like my answer would be divine and resonate with profoundly undeniable truth and universal wisdom. He sat on a park bench with his beautiful, unthreatening, expectant, wideContinue reading “Green Shirt”