Now Is the Time


IMG_7219Now Is the Time

There lies deep within the human heart — yours, mine, and everyone else's — a vision and desire for how life is supposed to be lived; images of connection without coercion, dreams of enough without competition, hunger for community without uniformity, thirst for intimacy without betrayal, hope for understanding without judgment, longing for love without condition. All this is within us; divine spark planted before we were born. There is but one impediment to our bringing this vision to life: fear. Fear is a liar. That is why so many stories of divine encounter begin with the holy plea, "Fear not!" Now is the time for us to live from a deep place; to rise up to the grace for which we were created. Now is the time for hope to reveal the strong roots she has sunk in communities of faith, to nourish our courage…

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