As far as it is possible … peace

Romans 12.18 tells us: "If it is possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all" (NRSV). If you've lived any length of time, or lived any length of time with another person, you know how challenging this command is. Peace with people simply does not come naturally. Competition? Yes. Correction of…

Love Hurts

Love hurts. It's more than just an old movie, or an even older song. In fact, love doesn't just hurt, it can be downright heartbreaking. And that's on the worst days. Even on good days, love is still a challenge. And messy. And it can be frustrating, agonizing, and maddening. Which makes you wonder: why do it? Why…