Miss Maku

All this to say, how hard is it to just stay and feel pain, hurt, and tragedy? How difficult is it to have a response to loss?

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Emily Luttrull
The Root of Goodness

We don’t get to determine what goodness is. Goodness is defined not by earthly laws or human morality, but only by the character of God. It is when things are most aligned with who he is. 

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Emily Luttrull
Created Good

God created things, and called them good. Before their acts of worship or sacrifices, before any of their ‘good’ works were accomplished, he called them good.

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Emily Luttrull
Worth

Life doesn’t happen transactionally; you don’t evaluate the cost and ROI of every crisis or difficulty and decide what you’re willing to live through.

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Emily Luttrull
Reasons

‘Everything happens for a reason’ tries to skip past the current suffering by offering an explanation, but what would be infinitely more comforting is to listen to someone express their pain and wrestle with them in the senselessness.

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Emily Luttrull
Radical Grace

Kindness is the expression of God’s love revealed in Christ. If we write it off as a general humanitarian content, we diminish its power.

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Ben Stewart
A Divine Gift

“It doesn’t seem like the power and filling of the Spirit would be necessary to be kind. Isn’t everyone able to be kind just on their own?”

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Ben Stewart
True Friendship

The love we have for our friends is the same love that Corinthians says “keeps no record of wrong.” It’s the same love modeled for us by Christ, who gave grace after grace.

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Emily Luttrull
Lifted Heads

Joy is knowing that, “In this world you will have troubles,” but it also hears how Jesus finishes that sentence: “take heart; I have overcome the world.”


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Emily Luttrull