Christie Thomas (Alberta, Canada)
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Let him lead me to the banquet hall, and let his banner over me be love. - Song of Songs 2:4 (NIV)
I found my toddler on the stairs, contentedly shoving rocks into his mouth. I fished the rocks out and carried him to the table to eat dessert. He didn’t appreciate that. He flailed and screamed, frustrated that I would tear him away from his treasure. But when he finally saw...
"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE