Death is the release of our person to eternity.
Death Of A Salesman Arthur Miller ““Why am I trying to become what I don’t want to be when all I want is out there, waiting for me the minute I say I know who I am.” Self-idolatry takes many forms, including (surprisingly) depression. When a person’s focus and purpose is based on themselves, it’s […]
Charlotte’s Web E.B. White You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die. A spider’s life can’t help being something of a mess, with all this trapping […]
She within lists my ranging mind hath brought, That now beyond my self I list not go; My self am centre of my circling thought, Only my self I study, learn, and know. I know my body’s of so frail a kind, As force without, fevers within can kill: I know the heavenly nature of […]
Make me to hear of joy and gladness that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
NIGHT Elie Wiesel “I pray to God for the strength to ask Him the right questions.” Evil is no respecter of persons. It is usually accompanied by senselessness and horror. As those who must exist in a world so broken by the consequence of sin, wisdom leads us to the only One who can guide us safely though the “valley […]
The time when there is nothing at all in your soul except a cry for help may be just that time when God can’t give it if you are like the drowning man who can’t be helped because he clutches and grabs. Your own cries deafen you to the voice you need to hear. C.S. Lewis, […]
The life of Jesus is not a monument to the past; it is an invitation to the fullness of our own futures.