Vulnerability is not a character flaw. It means accepting and loving who we truly are, sins and all. It is birthed in the grace of God, not shame.
I have read and reread Kathleen Dowling Singh’s book, The Grace in Aging. She encourages us in our later years to do a life review. She poses this question for us to consider: “What do I need to clear up or let go of to be more peaceful?” So, I try to sit quietly with … Continue reading You are a NEW Creation in Christ
I love today's gospel of John (5:-5-6), “Now a certain man was there who had an infirmity thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, ‘Do you want to be made well?’” REALLY!? Come on. Why would he ask … Continue reading Do You Want to be Made Well – or What?
Here’s a challenge: How about some honest soul-searching? Come on – stay with me – it’ll be fun! Okay, it probably won’t be fun if you actually are honest. But let’s give it a go. I’ll start. Most of my life I have not allowed myself to admit that I screw-up. I make instant judgments … Continue reading Believe You Are Enough