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Love Sees the Good in Others, Tuesday, Advent Week 4

Small paintings with two candles against a background of layered cloth.

© Beth A. Richardson, betharichardson.com

Prayer

God, today may I love the good I see, encourage the excellence I encounter, and strengthen the wellness in need of nurture. For you hold us all together in a warm, cosmic embrace. Amen.

Carry These Words in Your Heart Today

Love sees the good in others.

Today's Picture

I love this worship center from a Taizé service. In this service, the music and prayers bind us together throughout the world. God holds us all in a warm, loving embrace.

Question

Today's quote by Robert Morris observes that "love is the capacity to see everyone and everything as interconnected." Where do you experience that connection?

Book of the Day


Provocative Grace: The Challenge in Jesus' Words

Robert Corin Morris

Robert Morris writes with a powerful, authentic voice about his own spiritual journey as he has struggled with "The Challenge of Jesus' Words." Reading his words helped me realize that I'm not alone in my struggle to live the Jesus way. More about the book.

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