Liturgy / Nov 12, 2017

"To make bread or love, to dig in the earth, to feed an animal or cook for a stranger—these activities require no extensive commentary, no lucid theology. All they require is someone willing to bend, reach, chop, stir. Most of these tasks are so full of pleasure that there is no need to complicate things by calling them holy. And yet these are the same activities that change lives, sometimes all at once and sometimes more slowly, the way dripping water changes stone. In a world where faith is often construed as a way of thinking, bodily practices remind the willing that faith is a way of life." -- Barbara Brown Taylor

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Beautiful News for the Artist

There is a beautiful thing that happens when we walk in the doors every Sunday morning and we are not artists, lawyers, doctors, mothers and fathers, data analysts, students or carpenters… we are brothers and sisters loved by our Father. We worship together not based on our honed skills, natural abilities or position in life, but out of a common need, a common rescue and a common dependence on one known and proclaimed Savior. And as you exit those doors every week and find yourself back in your home, workplace, classroom or studio, I hope you are confident in your true identity and emboldened by the goodness of the Father’s love for you... even as you put on the uniform of whatever identifies you in the world.

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