Against all the realities of exclusion and bullying and limitation and wondering – is this not the world we want to work for, give our hearts to?
…But if God is on the side of life and life shows itself in ever increasing complexity, then part of our task is to live into this complexity which may help us become more fully alive.
It was not until the Middle Ages that the Advent season was explicitly linked to Christ’s first coming at Christmas.
In his book Integral Christianity, Paul Smith reflects on what it is in church life that transforms lives, and advocates for changes that deepen our connection to God and to one another.
…Disappointment is inescapable but necessary; a misunderstood mercy and when approached properly, an …engine of trust and generosity in a human life.