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A Whole, Focused Devotion

From the very beginning of the relationship between God and humanity (that economy which is storied in the creation narrative), love was not fondness.  It was neither ardor nor passion infatuation, not endearments, not an emotion at all.  Rather, it was a whole, focused devotion represented by an outward act.

- Walter Wangerin
From sermon notes on the lectionary posted online:

Eventually, here: