“Everything turned out fine” she said… “but an amazing thing happened!”
We hope you won’t mind if we bring up our children here, within your walls.
Jacob is not controlled by instinct. He is governed by a spiritual intuition.
…if something is wrong now, it is because it has always been wrong.
This idea – this sacredness of place – was a kind of belief that we shared – my mother and I….
Good soil brings us back to eternity.
There is only one person, in this story, who actually acts with divine intuition.
Abraham did not tell Hagar the crucial information…
Accepting suffering is part of being Christian.
Relieving suffering is part of being Christian.
Both of these things are part of what it means to be a father.
Alive… sublime… Transcendent. Mysterious, untouchable, yet crucial.