I really don't have a picturesque life. I have hurt, I have hidden, I have hungered for closeness, and I have kept people self-destructively at a distance.
Jesus taught about a man who divvies up his wealth to his servants and leaves for a time. Upon his return, the master asks for an accounting of his three servants’ effort and productivity to find that some had handled what they were given faithfully and had multiplied what was given them. Meanwhile one of [...]