Leader: In this is love, not that we loved God but that God loved us and sent God’s Son. People: We come to worship the One who knows our pain, for he himself… Continue reading
from Exclusion & Embrace forgiveness itself is a form of suffering; when i forgive i have not only suffered a violation but also suppressed the rightful claims of strict restitutive justice.
suffering itself is not the source of our redemption; the persistence of love in the midst of suffering is that redemptive source. serene jones, trauma+grace