Love Came Down to Create our World

When we read Job’s story, all of us have compassion for how the guy suffered.  But the triumph of Job comes in Chapter 38, with these incredible words, “Then the Lord answered…” After plenty of questions, pleas and passionate cries, Job certainly got an earful the day the Lord answered his servant: Where were you […]

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Love Came down with Perspective

My children were learning about perspective in school. They ran around the house playing an amusing game where they would peek through the “lens” of their forefinger and thumb and then shout with glee to their object of observation, “You are so small! You are tiny!” I think they loved looking at me with their chubby little hands and shrinking me down to size best.

To anyone who’s ever played this game, you know shrinking a giant building with a pinch of your finger can be amusing. But for Job, attempting to shrink God down to manageable size was a prescription for disaster.

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Love Came Down to Us All

For the thing I greatly feared has come upon me,And what I dreaded has happened to me.I am not at ease, nor am I quiet; I have no rest, for trouble comes.”[1] Since last Friday’s brutal attack by Isis in the city streets of Paris, fear has grown rampant, like black mould in a grow […]

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