Defiant Love Category

The God Who Comes Over for Dinner


Here’s a post I wrote for The Krista Foundation’s Serve Well blog as part of their Advent reflection series. Enjoy! As I read scripture, I’m struck by the persistent theme of God’s people continually asking God to be near them and awed by the ways God chooses to respond. Finally, God—ever mysterious—shows up in a […]

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To Hillary, with Love.


Hillary, Hillskies, Hillsom, Hillsbo. You are my dream. I lit a candle for you last night when I didn’t have words to express my gratitude.

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A Defiant Love – Part 1


A Narrative of the Holy Trinity’s Posture Toward Humanity Jehovah stood on the Mount of Olives, gazing out over the city below, tears streaming down his face. He turned to Sophia as he heard her quiet footsteps on the path behind him and choked on a sob as he took in the sight of her: […]

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A Defiant Love – Part 2


A Narrative of the Holy Trinity’s Posture Toward Humanity Read Part 1 here. Emotionally frayed, the Three entered the garden and Sophia and Jehovah gently laid Joanna down on a plush chaise longue in her favorite shady grove. Sophia waited only a beat before turning on Jehovah once again, shoving him hard and yelling, “You […]

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A Defiant Love – Part 3


A Narrative of the Holy Trinity’s Posture Toward Humanity Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. As the two stood holding one another, Joanna’s voice rose next to them, softly and clearly, “I’m going back.” Sophia and Jehovah turned slowly toward her. “You can’t be serious,” Jehovah said while Sophia’s mouth hung open in […]

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