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Love Life

And being in anguish, He prayed more earnestly, and His sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground. Luke 22:44 And just like that, life splits open, splits me open and nothing is ever the same. In a moment of decision, right or left, everything changes. The certain uncertain. Today, Good Friday, I think about the word good. Really, there’s nothing good about it. It’s a day that commemorates my Lord’s persecution, betrayal, humiliation, torture, rejection and murder.…

No Greater Love

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:1 NIV   No greater love – He chose the nails. There is no joy without sorrow, no pleasure without pain, no love without loss. There is no resurrection without crucifixion. Before the cross was draped in purple, it ran red. Love always requires sacrifice. This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down His life for us. And we ought…