My dad poured maple syrup all over his vanilla ice cream, seasoned his tomatoes with a teaspoon of sugar apiece, and carried Werther’s candy in his pockets at all times.
The landscape through which I drove had plunged me into my senior year at Appalachian State University.
“Think of God’s Kingdom coming as a heavenly invasion into the ordinary, an infinite abundance injected into our scarcity-marked world.” Makoto Fujimura
Love celebrates the details of the beloved and weaves of the world a rich tapestry.
Something wonderful happened to me today at the three-minute traffic light.
Pilgrim Turtle did not know that it was pushed along by the gentle force of global gravity pulling 1800 square miles of drainage across the earth, and yet, it expertly navigated the move.
“The value of my life is not dependent upon the degree to which I realize it.” – James Finley
Oh, how blithely I’ve said it over the years, “You have value beyond what you do! Your worth isn’t rooted in your accomplishments, or lack thereof. You’re loved above and beyond your list of credentials, beautiful beyond the appearance of your body, valuable beyond what you contribute to the company!” I still believe that, but now I discover that I’m a little thin on the skill to live out that wisdom.
You might think I’m crazy, but sometimes we walk into mysteries too marvelous for our reasoning.
“The rewards of a life well-planned.” Whoever wrote that commercial hasn’t made it to 30 yet.