butterfly kisses

        Somehow we’ve gotten the idea that, if God spoke to us, it would be harsh and cold and critical. But what if we’re wrong? What if it’s more like butterfly kisses?

“A guy I know named Alan went around the country asking ministry leaders questions. . . .  [H]e asked Dr. Bright what Jesus meant to him. Alan said Dr. Bright could not answer the question. He said Dr. Bright just started to cry. He sat there in his big chair behind his big desk and wept.” Donald Miller

“For this is what the Lord says: . . . ‘As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you.’" Isaiah 66:13