When Home Becomes Less About a Place and More About God’s Presence
In our move across the country I came face to face with the truth that I hold on to things and people tighter than I have held on to God. Comfort and shelter from the storms of life, security, protection, affirmation and love are all things that are found in a good home and community. While these are all good and necessary things, my longing for them can easily lead me to displace my affections for God. There is nothing like losing that security or having it all uprooted to make us long for Christ, our real home.
Isolation Means Death (A Lesson from My Dog, Rocky)
When we avoid isolation and stay connected to each other, we become stronger. We’re better together and as Jesus pointed out, “Where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them” (Matt. 18:20 NIV).