If we left our homes today with feet firmly planted on the strong foundation of our belovedness, how would that change how we show up for ourselves and others?
Would we be bolder?
Would we be kinder?
Would we love better?
Poet Rainer Maria Rilke once wrote in Letters to a Young Poet:
“Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.”
Believe in a love you can’t escape.
So, should we try it?
Should we walk out into the world today confident that no matter where we tread, we will never stop being held up by God’s magnanimous love?
Should we let that love embolden us to do great and marvelous things?
I think there is only one answer to these questions if we are bold enough to speak it:
So let us begin…