Monday, May 23, 2011

On the Open Door Policy

Today, I'm writing over at Lore's blog about community, how it's inconvenient, and we all still need heaps and heaps of grace.


I'm only freshly 28. I haven't been at this living thing for that long. Community was cool when I was sitting around with peers, daydreaming of a utopian Christianity. But as life has taken some twists and turns, I've learned that when it comes down to it...I know nothing about community. Not until I start living in the messy midst of it.

All I can say is, I've learned to keep my door propped open for whoever might walk in. And more so, to let the deep riches of grace that sustain me, be what flow out from me. Not my ability to keep a pretzel bowl filled.

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