Cords of Human Kindness

Cords of Human Kindness

Scripture Passage: Hosea 2:14-23 In that day I will make a covenant for them     with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky     and the creatures that move along the ground. Bow and sword and battle     I will abolish from the land,     so that all may lie...
Human Temples

Human Temples

But that night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying: “Go and tell my servant David, ‘This is what the Lord says: Are you the one to build me a house to dwell in? I have not dwelt in a house from the day I brought the Israelites up out of Egypt to this day. I...
Thinking Christianly (and a skit!)

Thinking Christianly (and a skit!)

Look at it like this. Maybe this is the reason he was separated from you for a while, so that you could have him back forever—no longer as a slave, but much more than a slave, as a beloved brother, beloved especially to me, but how much more to you, both as part of...
Love As Strong As Death

Love As Strong As Death

Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame. Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If one were to give all...
Orthopathy

Orthopathy

I wrote you out of great distress and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to grieve you but to let you know the depth of my love for you. -from 2 Corinthians 2 Sweat and tears and blood have been shed throughout the history of the church, Friends, in the attempt...