The book of life, however, is more than a guest list for heaven. It's no other than the book of Scripture. And the book of Scripture is more than a history book. It actually maps out where time is going.
We need God. We long for God. And no, God does not feel the same way about us.
The recognition that God is the supreme object of our enjoyment fills us with wonder at creation’s transparency to the love and goodness of God.
The desire, and lack of solution, for more attention to God continues to gnaw at the corners of my mind and heart. And then this past weekend, my dog died.
God, if God there be, must be the ground, the condition of the possibility, of existence itself.
Are we sure we want God to respond?