Captured beauty by Justine, April 2018
“Jonathan Edwards in his book Religious Affections addresses this very point. John Piper also draws on him when he writes,
“The Scriptures command joy, hope, fear, peace, grief, desire, tenderheartedness, brokenness and contrition, gratitude, lowliness, etc. Therefore Christian Hedonism is not making too much of emotion when it says that being satisfied in God is our calling and duty.”
Quest for Hope – OT Survey
Jodi is an exceptional gift giver – she had created vintage OMAHA Map cufflinks (to match the tie she gave me) to remind me of the ways we are loving the place that God has rooted us.
“Good food makes cities wealthier and more compelling, but there’s another reason why what we eat makes us love where we live. Food has an inimitable sensory power to connect us to place.” – This is Where You Belong book quote. She also took me and the kids to a classic Omaha Steakhouse for that very reason – #LoveThisTown