Matthew tells us that Jesus was “famished” after his time in the wilderness. Pain is a hunger that looks not for nourishment, but for numbing. Hunger for repair and restoration motivates us, and living together in chosen family means asking for what we need, with complete and utter honesty. And, offering what we can in the same spirit.
Science teaches that the universe began 15 million years ago with a “Big Bang.” Genesis teaches that God created the “heavens and the earth” by speaking it all into existence. Human beings are composed of the same elements as the stars, which connects us to God’s creation in a very