Bellator Scriptor

Front Row Joe

In our family, we attribute front row parking spaces to the intercession of St. Joseph, whether he likes it or not.

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Tommy Humphries

True Eros and the Real Dangers of Love

In the throws of genuine Eros, we find ourselves making ridiculous claims. Everyone except you knows it won’t last. That’s comical to the rest of us. Eros teaches us that we must laugh at ourselves.

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Teri Nisser

Mirrors of His Creation

I knew God was drawing me more deeply into this depiction of God the Father. It brought me to a quote by C.S. Lewis in The Four Loves, “It is easy to acknowledge but most impossible to realize for long that we are mirrors whose brightness, if we are bright, is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.”

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Kristi Bentley

Naked

Be naked. Be naked in love with your spouse. Be naked before the Lord. Be naked in sharing who you really are within friendship.

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Betsy Donlon

Suffering for Love

This meeting of love and sorrow, the power of redemptive suffering, it is a deep and real love that reaches to the depths of who we are.

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Molly Koop

Built on Prayer

Often, we left behind a bit of chaos at home or snuck out of an appointment a little early to arrive in time to gather together.

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Tommy Humphries

Needy Love

Humans obviously have need-love. Thus, at first blush, divine love would be gift-love and human love would be need-love. Christianity would then be something like maturing from need-loves to gift-loves. Lewis argues this is not quite right, and Lewis is right about that.

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