Tag Archives: Love

Just As You Are Loved

Being loved and giving love are two of the harder things for us to do, given our cultural understanding of “love.” Let’s take Jesus seriously when he explains what he means. Continue reading

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Touch Me

In the face of Thomas’ distrust, Jesus answers doubt and fear with the deepest, most concrete, beautiful gift one human can give to another: touch. Continue reading

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Love in a Hug

Since God loves the cosmos by sending someone who can embrace us in a hug, then God actually must WANT to embrace us face to face, heart to heart. Continue reading

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Fear of the What?

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t spit into the wind. You don’t pull the mask off the ol’ Lone Ranger, and you don’t let culture tell you how you’re supposed to fear. Continue reading

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The Passing Scheme

Some times reading Paul can give us a headache like in 1 Cor 7 where he seems to be advocating that we be un-human, un-feeling beings. This is NOT a fair reading. Continue reading

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