Posts Tagged ‘love’

Lean in.

He walked into the temple. He walked up to the well. He walked into the house. He walked into the garden. He showed up to the wedding. He walked into the crowd. He washed their feet. Sometimes it’s tempting to keep our distance from the mess, but it’s hard to love people when we are…

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LOVE AND TRUST

Love cannot live where there is no trust. Edith Hamilton I never thought I had a problem with trust because I’ve been fairly trusting in my interactions with others throughout most of my life. However, a number of years ago I crashed into a situation with someone I deeply cared about and discovered that I had…

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LOVE AND FEAR

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is…

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

On Monday, President Trump did what many people thought he should’ve done on Saturday – when he finally denounced the specific hate groups (the KKK, neo-Nazi’s and white supremacists) who were at the core of the violence in Charlottesville. Many Americans were incensed that the one who is notoriously quick to call out people on twitter chose silence in this situation. Nor did he mention these…

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Trump is officially POTUS. Now what?

Guest post by Bill Riedel, Lead Pastor at Redemption Hill Church.  I pastor a church in the heart of Washington, DC. We meet in a historic building that is about four blocks from the US Capitol, in the neighborhood called Capitol Hill. A lot of attention is focused on our fair city right now. What’s…

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