For decades, I argued that the answer is “yes.” I was proof, after all, because I believed in Jesus of Nazareth but I did not believe in God. Not the One God, the Only God, the Israelite God, the God … Continue reading Can you believe in Jesus but not in God?
Lately I’ve been contemplating the meaning of “generosity.” Real generosity, not the I-shared-a-Kit-Kat-with-my-husband generosity (even though I maintain that I should get some measure of credit. I mean, c’mon.) Somehow I doubt that re-gifting the pearlescent blue unicorn bust from my Secret Santa qualifies, either. The Widow’s Mite, James Tissot (1886-1894) Seriously, is painless generosity true generosity if it costs us nothing? Shouldn’t it hurt at least a little? Require sacrifice? Should it not only be an act of kindness but of faith that we have enough? Maybe. Mark 12: 41 Then he sat down opposite the offering box, and watched the crowd putting … Continue reading Red Skirt Generosity