Monthly Archives: December 2014
This post got a lot of us thinking. I re-post it here with comment and reflection:
My wife Carolyn was a Professor of Psychology and Therapist for many years. I tell people I am her principal client, and this is more true than I care to believe. This morning she was thinking of the awful things that have happened recently in our world, and she penned the following lines that I think call for reflection. She wrote:
“Maybe the horrors in our world are instigated and carried out by the very people who most need compassion and love–but they scare us so much that they trigger more fear and even hate, disgust, depression and despair. These all need compassion, even if we cannot completely understand. Surely our own acts that stem from fear, or lack, or a sense of scarcity, need compassionate and tender consideration? If I am to commit…
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My favorite Christmas Picture
with permission of the artist, Morgan Weistling
Licensed by the Greenwich Workshop, Inc.
The Transforming Joy of Christmas is the perfect Love for all of us, that came as a vulnerable human baby. A life that not only offers us the unconditional love that can set us free to grow from needing to loving, but also gives us illustrated instructions on how to do it.
Joy to the world for Love has come. Let us rejoice and open our hearts to receive it. Come, Lord Jesus, free us to love.