…on the fourth, maybe the fifth throw, my stone will land, not with a thud, but with a splash. My stone will land in the place, on this wonderful blue-green planet of ours, where the Connecticut and the Deerfield rivers come together.
“Let not your first thought be your only thought,” Haemon says to his father.
“Think if there cannot be some other way.”
Am I in danger? Or can I trust this person?
Almost every day we must ask ourselves and answer these questions.
God has chosen to say something out loud. And what has God said?
How can we believe in God without making God in our own image?
I opened the envelope and looked inside.
I stood there for about 30 seconds, thinking about Pat’s words… and then I understood!
“Ahhh!!! I thought… How right she is!
Our creaturely, human peace – sitting in front of the fire with a cat purring in your lap, for example – does not “surpass all understanding.” On the contrary – it is utterly within the realm of understanding… and yet…
We peer into the future to try to find signs of hope. Hope for the good outcome. But there’s a catch…
Since God is beyond time, God is now and not yet. The Kingdom of God peeks out from within the fabric of the now.
UCJ ONA 25!