Borderless Love

I love the images of the video of different people – for it is our oneness as reflections of the Creator where we see the glory of God most truly.

(from 1 Thessalonians 2) “…just as a nursing mother cares for her children, so we cared for you. Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.
…For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you? Indeed, you are our glory and joy.”


wall Writing about the implications of the event of the crucified Christ is kicking my butt. Everything about who we are as human beings after the fall screams control. We rail against anything that seeks to dominate us. I should say: I bristle under the push and crush of another. It is true, pride is certainly a culprit. But, it is also that we are not made to be controlled, per se. We are made to give everything up. Still, when trust is not forthcoming, it is all too easy to hoard and defend—my space, my position, my ideas, my energy. . . . And, this is precisely where I waver in my attempts to use this Lenten season for meditating on the cross, to finding ways to live out what I am discerning from Julian of Norwich’s Revelations , by writing and by practice. Time and again I am slapped…

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About howie snyder

Love Jesus, love my family, love meeting new people and sharing life with them!
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2 Responses to Borderless Love

  1. Beautifully put. Thank you.


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