Pelagius in a letter to Demetrias "We sometimes point to particular people, and say that those people are incapable of doing good; they seem so corrupt that they are compelled to be malicious and evil. We point to other people, and say that they are incapable of doing evil; they seem so kind, gentle, and…
We are Love in human form
Searching is finding when everything exists in you.
Who can find themselves at rest with you, Merciful One? Who can call you Home?
https://vimeo.com/7932500 An Advent sermon by Jennifer W. Davidson on Luke 21:25-36 preached in the chapel of American Baptist Seminary of the West on Nov. 30th, 2009. Images of the film 2012 are contrasted with the unremarkable (yet astoundingly remarkable) actions of women who enact the kingdom of God.
Praying Psalm 1 with the understanding that sometimes wicked self-judgment is what leads us down our own paths of devastation--and God's gentle grace is powerful enough to dissipate our storms of self-doubt.
Dad didn't give up. He just turned his mind to the next thing. He made his decision and he went all in. And he would not be moved.