Generosity in quotes: David Lose

“Absent law, it’s each person for him or herself, but when we receive the law as God’s gift to help us live into God’s dream of abundant life for all, we recognize that we are most faithful to the law when we use it to help and protect each other, not insist on it for […]

In someone else’s words: David Lose

While Generous Matters is on hiatus, I’ll use this space to highlight blogs that regularly encourage, challenge, and/or delight me. Today, it’s . . . In the Meantime from blogger and seminary president David Lose. Here’s an excerpt from his gorgeous discussion of parable versus fable: Jesus describes the coming Kingdom of God in parables […]

Generosity in quotes: David Lose

“There are times when our lives feel caught in an endless winter and we wonder if the spring of healing, hope, and renewal will ever come. At such times, we may also look to the heralds God has given us – good friends, a beloved hymn, the proclamation of the gospel in our congregation, someone […]

Generosity in quotes: David J. Lose

“. . . while optimism assumes things will soon get better, hope testifies that whether things get better or worse yet ultimately God’s good will for us and all creation will prevail. And rooted in that promise, we can take action today, standing with the good, opposing evil, and doing what we can, not because […]

Generosity in quotes

” . . . before there was original sin, there was original blessing. And that blessing, aided and abetted by the living Spirit of God, is still a powerful force in the world. Each and everyday, we’re invited to make a choice: we will see lots of things – beautiful and terrible, wonderful and awful, […]

Generosity in quotes

“Perhaps this weekend you can find time to cook a meal not because you have to get food on the table but because you want to prepare something, make something, that gives delight. Or perhaps you can pull some weeds or plant some seeds in the garden. Or maybe you can do some finger painting […]