Author Archives: lindajo

I’ve probably been guilty of all the relationship-wrecking behaviors that I’ve occasionally seen in others. When hurt, slighted or offended, we want the offenders to get their “just deserts.” We want to be right. Maybe we just want what’s fair, for ourselves or for others. We think we want justice. In either case, we might believe we need to fight to protect ourselves from hurt and to get what we think we or another needs or deserves.

I’ve learned that justice is more about restoring God’s order. It’s about …

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water bottle sandals

I got this picture as I was starting to work at the Community of Hope, a friend sent me this picture. It symbolizes for me the resiliency of people who have limited resources, but use what they have in creative ways.

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