Saints, bigfoot, unicorns and other fictitious fabrications

Sorry to be so blunt but ‘Saints’ are cut from the same cloth as big foot and unicorns, the only possible excepting being a football team in New Orleans, 

The hard truth is that all have sinned and disappointed God in some way. We are all broken people living in a broken world. There are no ‘better than’s’ or ‘worse than’s ‘. We are all just , well , people.

In this truth we find a common ground with everyone. A wall street up and comer, the homeless man under Bridge street bridge, the atheist and cross wearing WWJD christian.

It is certain that the best of us are guilty of horrible even despicable things. It is equally certain that the worst of us are guilty of great acts of kindness and gross generosity.  

We are all broken, we are all loved. We are all one in our need for forgiveness. Forgiveness of others, forgiveness of our self’s.

There are no saints, there never has been. There is  just us and the choices we make and the extravagant love of a God who recognizes how deeply fragile we are.

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