Where are you? Growing up, I was quite the Nerd. I’d like to think that, over time, I’ve moved more into the Geek realm.
Buses have route flexibility. Streetcars have capacity flexibility. Colfax is, “the longest and wickedest street in America.” There’s not a lot of need for flexibility, but the “circus on wheels” needs more capacity.
The truth of Christianity is not like the universal truths of reason. The cradle of Christian faith is a story rather than a system. Though the Bible includes many literary genres, what holds it together is a narrative unity: the story of what God is doing in the world through Israel, through Jesus Christ, through the church. Christian thought inhabits the biblical mythos— not cleverly devised modern or postmodern myths, but myth become redemptive history. This is the mythos that serves as our framework for interpreting God, the world, and the self.
We accept the kind of love we think we deserve. That’s the danger in not knowing what you are worth. You will accept disgraceful, hurtful, and often terrible love.
Because you don’t know the depth and the height of the love you deserve. I didn’t either.