Mar 16

Memorial Service for Iris Winternitz: On Love

Love has the power to change everything. This is one of the deep truths of the universe, one of the greatest secrets of creation, one of the most essential tenets of our Christian faith. So it’s a shame that we hear about the great power of love more from sentimental Hallmark cards and sappy TV movies than from anywhere else. In our time, love’s power has been cheapened, and expressions about “the power of love” have replaced anything like reflection and meditation before love’s great power. In fact, for someone even to begin speaking about love’s power is enough to get people rolling their eyes and shutting down their attention. But for all this cheap love, real love still retains its power to change everything. Continue reading