The point of The Good Place really illustrates the moral weaknesses of humans. We cannot always know what the absolutely right thing is in every situation. Even if we did know, we might not have the moral fortitude to even see it through.
“Do you love soccer?” she asked leaning towards me. “The only way you will be good at soccer is if you love it!” She looked at me waiting for an answer. I mumbled, “Yeah. I love it.” Obviously disappointed with my lackluster response, she got up and repeated her spiel to more enthusiastic members... Continue Reading →
The lines “Wait until you watch the Lord do it” resounded in my own ear—an invitation to view life with more hope and expectation that God is doing something.
Emotions scare me. Perhaps one reason is that I grew up in a home riddled with bipolar disorder and unforgiveness and regret. There was always so much emotion and no safe way to process it. As a kid, I withdrew. I read books and escaped to places where complicated situations unraveled nicely by the end... Continue Reading →
How Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time gave me hope as a child in the midst of family crisis.