It’s human to want order and absolutes, yet the ‘wisdom of the years’ and our lived experience reveals a journey into mystery.
My parenthood is already teaching me about the kind of love God has for us and the ways God keeps a patient and loving vigil for us.
Erin sees the ordinary miracle in her child’s life, so she naturally wants to bless this delightful miracle. “Blessed are you, O Lord our God, who has kept us alive and sustained us.”
Sometimes it takes a very tangible sign from God to open the doors of our heart.
Armed love is a fighting love that embraces the struggle, sacrifice, and self-donation that Christian discipleship demands.
The gift of presence is sometimes more healing than fixing an unfixable problem. God sits with us and feels our feelings with us.