Life Worth Living

Life Worth Living

As I sit here in the dark thinking about my day I can’t help but notice how futile it all seems to be. I wake up to change diapers only to change them again later. I clean the house only for it to be made messy. I infuse love, joy, and wisdom into my children and wife...
David

David

In the cave
The mysterious cave
Full of wonder and dark

Honoring the Story I’m Too Busy to Hear

Honoring the Story I’m Too Busy to Hear

I only stopped to listen for a moment. As I said, I was running late to work. In hindsight, I wish I’d taken more time to listen to his story, to hear more. Would Jesus have rushed on to the next event, or stayed behind and listened? What did it communicate to this random stranger that I was in a hurry and didn’t stop to hang out for awhile?

Like Children: Invisible Lego’s, Visible Kingdom

Like Children: Invisible Lego’s, Visible Kingdom

Jesus, in Matthew, calls a “little child” (paideia) into his adult disciples midst in order to teach them a gigantic lesson about what it means to enter headlong into the Kingdom of God. For when a child was in their presence, something of God’s reign was being manifest in a unique and undeniable way. Stanley Hauerwas has been quick to point that when set in the context of Jesus’ exaltation of childlikeness, Mary’s story becomes an illustration of Jesus’ point.

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