Some Quotes From the Story:
Love is not attained by admiring it as an idea, concept, or virtue and striving for it that way. If you want to love you will find a way because you care for people in healthy ways.
Abraham the father of faith was also given a promise, and after he received it, he left what was familiar and went out not knowing where he was going.
Abandoning the well-trodden ruts of my diseased world-view or theology in which I had formerly taken pride, and trading it in for some mystery, humility, faith, hope, and love is what I was embarking on.
[A] woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard. She broke the jar and poured the perfume on...[Jesus’] head. (Mark 14:3) [I want to be like that alabaster jar]
You will be right to depend on prophecy, take it as a lamp for lighting a way through the dark until dawn comes and the morning star rises in your mind.
I know that my Redeemer lives,
and that in the end
he will stand upon the earth.
And after my skin has been destroyed,
yet in my flesh I will see God;
I myself will see him with my own eyes–I,
and not another.
How my heart yearns within me!
(Book of Job)