Is There More to Life than This?

As humans, we long for meaning and belonging. We find it in work and play and people around us. Yet, we hope our lives are somehow part of a larger story, that we’re connected to a purpose that transcends our pursuit of status and stuff. We long, in short, for a relationship with the one who made us. How do we speak of such things? And how do we grow in faith?

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Dirty Work – Beautiful Work

We have a special job.  In the whole of the created order, human beings are the only creatures who are given responsibility over other creatures and the creation.  It’s a big responsibility, but it’s also in our self-interest to do. As humans, we do better when the rest of creation does better. It’s not always easy to remember our special role.  It’s certainly hard to pull off sometimes. But we know this place isn’t ours, it’s a gift from a loving God. So we take care of it, and one another because that’s how we show our love to God.

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