My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To live beyond myself.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. I Heard It Through The Grapevine; Green-eyed Lady; Yellow; L Is For The Way You Look At Me; Fever
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Authenticity, compassion, faithfulness
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Living in sync with one's self, significant others, creation, and God.
December 07, 2009When most think about God they think of rules, commands, judgments and wrath—with the cherished counterbalance of grace and forgiveness sprinkled in. In American evangelicalism the goal of faith appears to center on “believing” the right thing—believing the gospel. But if “belief” is the only goal of the gospel, then once a person believes, life is futureless—we’ve done it all; we’ve finished the race because the finish line is “spiritual enlightenment.”
I’m not suggesting that belief isn’t critical and the place we must start—it is—but... see more