I went to my mailbox a few days ago and discovered a post-Christmas package. I love getting letters and packages so I tore open the padded envelope and found that one of my cousins had given me a book. It must be said that… Continue Reading “Hard Sayings and Love Songs”
How you see yourself is not necessarily based on the truth but rather through a series of filters activated by life experiences. What might we really look like and who might we really be without the filters?
Our lives can be viewed metaphorically as a landscape populated by a thriving city or by ruins. For better or worse, it is up to us to make do with what remains be it clearing away dumped rubbish, repairing old but sound structures, tearing down ruined buildings, or rebuilding boundaries. It is a worthy and necessary endeavor made more meaningful when done in a loving community committed to our success.