An Empty Space for Love

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And Justice for All

I just watched a short video about what one group of people is doing to transform their neighborhood and bring the sunshine of Jesus’ love to a dark, hopeless place. It brought tears to my eyes and laid yet another stone in the foundation being laid in my own heart. And yet there was an anger that rose up in me . . . a frustration. It wasn’t new; in fact, it’s very old, but until today I could not really identify its origin.

Bob Goff’s “Jesus Does” also fed those tears and anger. They welled up so strong in me it was frightening. My heart was shredded, my tear ducts emptied, and my soul at once satisfied and empty. I had no words to describe what I was feeling, much to the disappointment of my husband. He loves to hear me pour out my heart, but the words wouldn’t…

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