But in life, there is no box. Only God knows what the final image looks like. We just have what we are given: the pieces.
If this is the fierce and unrelenting love that Jesus shows us, how much more are we to share the riches of this love!
God shattered my preconceptions through love, strengthened my heart with love, and renewed my soul in love.
If the Church continues to understate its responsibility to faithfully guide the younger generation toward a healthy relationship with Jesus, there will be more and more young people who will feel used and exploited by the Church.
Joseph’s last memory of his family was his brothers selling him into captivity. Yet, that wasn’t the end. God brought Joseph’s family together and restored it.
As “iron sharpens iron” (Proverbs 27:17) we sharpen one another, reminding each other of obedience and keeping one another accountable in our actions. Pondering over gospel realities together and challenging one another will allow the Lord to refine us.