Posts Tagged: "Relationships"

The Final Word Is Love

*pictured above: my friend Reggie who was over-the-moon happy to come help get the church ready for our Sunday services.

Some powerful thoughts from Dorothy Day…

The final word is love.

The older I get, the more I meet people, the more convinced I am that we must only work on ourselves, to grow in grace.

The only thing we can do about people is to love them.

I only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.

We cannot love God unless we… Read More

A Lesson From Single-Lane Scottish Roads & Stanley Hauerwas On Community

note: pictured above – a single-lane road on the Isle of Mull

Two of my favorite authors – Jean Vanier and Stanley Hauerwas – collaborated on a book together: Living Gently in a Violent World—The Prophetic Witness of Weakness. While talking about the need for community, Hauerwas says…

I love the Isle of Mull in Scotland—for one, it is beautiful. But I also love the roads on Mull. They are all… Read More

Where You Are Right Now

I’m sure you know of a professional athlete who was not doing well on a particular team in that particular city…

Then, that athlete got traded to another team in another city—and all the sudden they thrived.

It was as if the old place just had the wrong mojo.

Sometimes, we think we’re professional athletes suffering in the wrong place.

And all we can think about is getting traded.

“If I could just move to a better city… Read More