The incarnation, from the manger to the cross, is the very opposite of our wishes. It defies our logic and exposes our self-righteousness and bankruptcy.
The angel’s message to the shepherds of Bethlehem – “Fear not!” – was more than a command to stop shielding their faces. The “glad tidings” meant that fear’s grip on human hearts was going to have to give way to the far greater power of love.
A poem for autumn pondering not only the bounty of the season, but also the harvest ripening in the fields of our hearts.
Seek love in the Pity of other’s Woe / In the gentle relief of another’s care.... Seek Love in the pity of others’ woe, In the gentle...
The Lord reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice... The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all peoples see his glory. Psalm 97:1, 6, NIV. Lord our God, we turn to you, for you are our help. Hear our prayer, we beseech you...
Selections from the world’s greatest spiritual writers provide inspiration for the most widely celebrated holiday of the year. Read More
A rich, accessible introduction to one of the world’s greatest novelists, this anthology shows how life and teachings of Jesus inspired some of Tolstoy’s best literary work. Read More
Contributors bring the wisdom of their various faiths and cultures to bear on this timely issue, examining, celebrating, and illustrating the natural union of man and woman in marriage as a universal cornerstone of healthy families, communities and... Read More
Eberhard Arnold describes the kind of prayer that pleases God, and challenges us to rediscover the prayer that has the power to transform our lives and our world. Read More
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