Stories tagged:
love

Joining the Song of Triune Love

Christopher Mack imagines Jesus’ prayer for our active participation in God’s Love and call to work alongside those struggling, afraid, and forgotten. [John 17:20-26]. Reflection What is it like to imagine Jesus’ praying for you? Where do you or your world feel fragmented? How might you open yourself to God’s Love and Oneness? How might you move yourself to the […]

What Did Jesus Think He Was Doing In Giving Us The Holy Spirit

As we build towards pentecost with the life of the Risen One in our midst, James Alison invites us to see our lives as a place of God’s indwelling and revealing.  [John 14:23-29]. Reflection What do you make of the difference between appearing “to” someone and appearing “within” them? What do you make of Jesus’ going and his coming being […]

Growing Good Together

On this Good Shepherd Sunday, Christopher Mack reflects on who might be good shepherds in our lives and how we might be the same for others [Acts 9:36-42]. Reflection Does Jesus’ self-giving life as a good shepherd offer you hope, healing, rest, or reconciliation you need right now? Does someone in your life remind you of Tabitha? Is there an […]

Forming a New Way of Life

In this season of Easter and resurrection, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are forming new patterns and a new way of life that Jesus invites us toward [John 21:1-19]. Reflection How might making space for sacraments help disrupt our default patterns? What does our version of feeding and tending to the vulnerable look like? What is our tension with […]

Fits and Starts

On this Easter Sunday, Christopher Mack reflects on the paradox of resurrection love and the invitation that Jesus’ nonviolence offers us towards peacemaking [Luke 24:1-11]. Reflection Where is Christ inviting you to shift perspectives to find life in death? How might forgiveness, righteous anger, and nonviolent resistance call you toward hopeful action?

Welcoming Discomfort

During this season of Lent, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are invited to welcome discomfort as we reflect on Jesus’ journey towards death [John 12:1-11]. Reflection How are you invited into the vulnerability of practicing or receiving extravagant love? What is your invitation to practice sabbatical year rhythms that center around the poor? Practice Be vulnerable in extravagant love. […]

Dressed in Love

Weylin Lee reflects on what we are putting on ourselves that centers us around and embodies the love of God through the contemplative practice of Lectio Divina [Colossians 3:12-17]. Reflection How might you clothe yourself with more compassion and kindness in this coming year? What would it look like for you to practice more gratitude in the coming year? Resources […]