The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


From dust to angel

Let us revel in the moment, not look toward human impossibilities

Whether I fly with angels, fall with dust/Thy hands made both, and I am there/Thy power and love, my love and trust/Make one place ev'rywhere" (George Herbert, The Temper).

November, Thanksgiving — in this next to the last column, I insist again: God is ever-
present and doesn't cause suffering in the great scheme of things. The challenge of theodicy is as it was last January: to find evidence of God's love no matter where we are or in what shape.

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