Stories tagged:
love

A New Way of Being

As we enter a new year, Weylin Lee reflects on what our invitation is toward a new way of being and experiencing transformation [Mark 1:4-11]. Reflection What area of your life is in need of truth-telling? How are you invited to consent to God’s unconditional love in this year? Practice Confession.  Acknowledge your choice of deception over truth.  Invite yourself […]

Mary and the Incarnation

As we continue in the Advent season, Matt Inman reflects on the Christmas story from the perspective of Mary and how we are invited to be grounded and not overlook the divine in our lives [Luke 1:26-38]. Reflection Where in your life does love tend to get overlooked in your life? What memory of Christmas sticks out to you as […]

Even in the Midst

Virginia Cumberbatch considers a reframing of what a radical and relentless grace is asking of us especially in the season we are living in [Ezekiel 34:11-16]. Reflection How can you extend grace to yourself in this season and in reflection of this year, as a part of your healing? As we navigate discord, challenge one another in love, and continue […]

Loving Nearby Neighbors

Judy Peterson reflects on how Jesus invites us to love our nearby neighbors with whom we have conflict with [Luke 10]. Reflection You are sheep and not a wolf. How would you approach your nearby neighbors with whom you have conflict differently if you believed not only that you are sheep, but also that there is a Good Shepherd involved? […]

Invitation to Love

Weylin Lee reflects on how Jesus reminds us to center ourselves and our lives around love especially in these divisive and heavy times [Matthew 22:34-40]. Reflection In this current season, what would it look like to shift from being right to being more loving? How might you practice fully loving both your neighbors and yourself? Spiritual Practice Put on a […]

The Expansion of Love

Matt Inman invites us to reflect on where God’s love is working within our story during this season [Matthew 13:33]. Reflection How has love matured you in the last 5 years? Where do you sense love wanting to work in your life in this season? Spiritual Practice Meditation. Consider where Love became active in your life. Spend time meditating in […]

Sacred Heart

James Allison reflects on the Feast of the Sacred Heart and the love that we’re invited to receive and give [1 John 4:7-16]. Reflection How can we move from a cognitive to a relational understanding and practice of love? How are we invited to meekness in our attempt to love well and to receive love? MWG Discussion Questions In what […]