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So Say Yes

March 30, 2011 2 comments

I have found a key. Nothing is ever lost. You can never be lost. When the stomach flu racks your body or death disintegrates you or you’re born or born again or you fall in love or lose a leg, nothing is lost. When you fall, God catches you. You can never be lost.

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My New Family

March 30, 2011 Leave a comment

When early Christians called one another “brother” and “sister,” they weren’t just being pious. That language of piety didn’t exist yet, then. They talked that way because they were in a culture grounded in kinship, and because converting had in many cases disrupted their personal relationships. They were building a new sense of kinship to fill the gap. When they used those words, “brother, sister, children of God,” they weren’t just being spiritual. They meant them.