I live daily with a paradox. On the one hand, grace is audacious, extravagant, immediate, and all-embracing. On the other, grace is painful, reconstructive, surgical, and slow. Grace is the deliverance from Egypt and grace is the long, grueling journey through a blistering wilderness. I live with this paradox because of the work I do. … Continue reading Grace (and the abuse of grace) for narcissists and abusers
Imagine the scene. Adam and Eve, anxiously anticipating the intense exhilaration of the promised high. Forbidden fruit - promising they'll go deeper, further, higher than they have in what has become a constricting garden. Perspiring. Hearts racing. And then the bite. Utter darkness. Emptiness. Convicting truth, marked by a shame that fills their entire body, … Continue reading Where are you? God’s first question.
How I discovered grace in a different 16 century Reformation - http://ow.ly/20N3nG - ( a guest blog for @peteenns )