1. The best we would have to look forward to, without Jesus, is a society dedicated to addressing problems and working through them.
  2. There is joy in Lent, but it is the kind of joy that comes in being made whole.
  3. She is so honored not because she is grand, but because her grandness reflects the gratitude and hopes of a people who need some way to express their affection for the God they love.
  4. Life is certainly unfair. But in Christ, at least in part, we rejoice at such a notion. Grace, that great descriptor of God’s devotion, is a word that only finds its purpose, only exists at all, because it exists as a response to guilt.