Tag Archives: control

The power of surrender

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Corinthians 12:9) Just what sort of power is it that St. Paul understood is made perfect in weakness – is made complete, full-grown, mature; achieves its purpose? What ultimate success is attained in weakness? Paul was not using language that people […]

Guinness and God

Drink more beer. That’s what I said when the bishop asked what we could do to create a climate in which we might better hear God’s word to us. The idea came from something Martin Luther said: “While I drink my little pint of Wittenberg beer, the gospel runs its course.” It’s what the Taoists […]