What Easter Really Means: Justice

Justice and mercy. At first those things seem mutually exclusive. Dichotomies. But they are not! You can’t have love without justice. God loves us, but God’s justice prevents us from being with him – except for Jesus on the cross. Today is Good Friday. It […]

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What Easter Really Means: Forgiveness

I have often heard the phrase “forgiveness isn’t free”. Freely given, but not free. I see it often in my own relationships, perhaps most clearly with my daughter. She’s six, and as perfect as can be (I’m not biased or anything). Still, despite the perfection, […]

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When Less is Not More

I intentionally avoid the news. Too much bad nearly breaks me – I’m one of those highly-sensitive types. But the news still finds me. With every school shooting or police officer death or racial-tension-fueled hate crime, my heart breaks, and I feel so small. So […]

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