on resentment

“The real trouble about the duty of forgiveness is that you do it with all your might on Monday and then find out on Wednesday that it hasn’t stayed put and all has to be done over again.”>C.S. Lewis, letter to Phoebe Hesketh, 6/14/1960 "‘If you forgive you will be forgiven’ isn’t some kind of…

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Nouwen on love

The late spiritual writer & guide Henri Nouwen says that we were created for perfect love. This is why we exist, and every human heart longs for this. So, we go looking for it in all kinds of places. Some seek to find that love in success, wealth, pleasure, recognition. Many of us try to…

Learning from Louis

As a part of the work I get to do, I get to learn about some of the challenges and struggles young people face today. There's a lot of hurt and uncertainty out there. It often leads to bad decisions, and more hurt -- which then can lead to an outer shell that is sometimes…