Dearly Beloved, Grace and Peace to you. Ephesians 1.15-23— a paraphrase
Beloved, the Lord of Love shines out through you and your love of others radiates so clearly I can see it from here. I am grateful for you, and I hold you in the arms of my prayers.
I pray that God, whom our Master of Love revealed to us, the Womb of Beauty, may give you a spirit of wisdom and clarity of vision. I pray that you come to know God more and more deeply. May the eyes of your heart be bright. May you find yourself in the place of hope that God has prepared for you. May you discover the glorious riches that God gives all her precious children. May God's power amaze you as it works within you through your trust in God— it's the same power with which God raised Christ from the dead!
Christ's love reigns with God at the heart of all things. This love is greater than any human power, greater than all systems and dominions and empires, and renders them pointless. Christ's love saturates all that is, and all that is to come. God has given everything over to love.
The Church is the embodiment of this love, Christ's risen body, Christ's fulfillment, filling everything until everything is love.
Deep Blessings, Pastor Steve
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