When we cannot fight a true threat, we sometimes create enemies to battle. As people of faith, we are instead called to love one another.
It may not be a prayer we’re proud of, but crying out to God from pain, doubt and fear has a long history in our faith.
Faith is not a call to deny our feelings and put on a happy face. Instead, it acknowledges the messiness of the world yet dares to proclaim God is with us.
Throughout Christian history, some have thought as Meister Eckhart wrote, “If I had a God whom I could understand, I would never hold Him to be God.”
Maybe our diversity of thought is not a “problem” to be solved, but a feature to celebrate. Musings on 1 Corinthians 12.
What makes you, you? The way you look, think, act, or something else? Maybe your soul is the part of you that God and others love. As its caretakers, they can reveal your truest self to you.
As educational as the best college lecture, but far more creative, and as funny as the best stand-up you’ve seen, but much more informative.