“so. are you doing anything? are you going to be going back to work?” she asks and i feel irresponsible because i haven’t thought about working for money in months. i stumble around and say no. i explain myself. i give reasons for living the life i do, making the choices we make and keep
communication ain’t simple. all the roads of relationship are threatened by neglect, by lack of effort. trails of ivy that speak comfortable and lovely imperfection, that’s fine, but left untended our relating will all be done in work gloves. that’s how it feels this morning. this morning in the woods, tucked away for camp.
“are you willing to give up your other passions so that people can hear about jesus?” well wouldn’t you know it. i thought there for a while that there was no further to go. i knew that when i bowed my head that one morning in our kitchen and prayed, “god, do whatever you want
“he is the most vulnerable of people. and my experience today is much more about the discovery of how vulnerable god is. you see, god is so respectful of our freedom and if, as the epistle of john says, that god is love, then anyone who has loved in their life knows that love forces