I got this from my daily prayer site, sacred space: "religion is meant to be expansive and widen the heart of love within us". I think it rings true.
Anything that does not widen the heart of love within us is false religion. It's idolatry. So no matter how many programs we are involved in, souls we save, chapters of the Bible we read, etc., if we do not have love we are clanging symbols. Messing around with the trap set on the stage has taught me how obstructive, obnoxious, and just plain frustrating a clanging symbol is.
19 hours ago