When was the last time you went through one of those seasons where everything you relied on, everything you thought was true, fell apart? I’m talking about the big things. The job loss, the miscarriage, the divorce, the serious illness, the tragedies that sucker punch us one way or another and can’t be prayed away. The suffocating thing suddenly dropped in our laps where we can’t see anything good because of the bad….
I like to make my own decisions about my life like where I live, how I spend my time, how I make a living, etc. I’m an independent sort and I pretty much want to do what I want to do when I want to do it….. except for this one thing. By submitting my …
Did you ever see the movie Hugo? The one about the boy who lives inside this huge clock in a Parisian train station? It’s based on the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick and it’s a magical tale about an orphan boy trying to uncover a secret left to him by his …
I tend to be a worrier and as a result, I’m a planner because I want to control the outcome. If truth be known, I want to control the future, to know what’s coming and to plan for it. To be ready. Prepared. Not caught unawares. There’s no big sin in it save this: Sometimes it’s easier to trust in myself than God.
That’s the ugly truth and it’s embarrassing to admit I struggle with it, but there you go. My future seems so real and often I feel as if I Know Best which just proves one thing: I don’t.
You’re being educated.
Educated in intimacy-the hardest, the most glorious thing. Think about this: the savior of the world, the maker of stars, the Son of the morning, the Dayspring from on high, the Rose of Sharon, and King of Kings-He wants intimacy and oneness with you. And with me. Impossibly possible and wonderful.