Life a Weblog for Young Adults
Where you are right now might really hurt. You might be wishing for a spouse or a child. You might be wishing you were done with school, or done paying off loans, or done caring for a child or relative. You might wish you weren’t locked into car payments, house payments, boat payments, or credit card debt. You might wish life were more exciting, more rewarding, and more glorious.
Many Protestant Christians across denominational lines are taking a closer look and finding that the Lenten season offers rich opportunities for communion with God and a deeper understanding of the meaning of Easter. And rather than simply stopping with the denying desire aspect of Lent, they’re rediscovering satisfaction for spiritual hunger.
Our world certainly needs more love. I recently read an article in The New York Times about tribal warfare in Kenya, which reminded me of the need for love in our world. It may sound naïve, but I can imagine a much different world where love abounds, can’t you? One of the problems is that we have embraced so many kinds of love and have forced ourselves into being practical and compartmental with our love.