“We’ve moved on with another player. The offer is off the table.” When that unjust, punch-in-the-gut news came Wednesday, this truth grounded me. It is the only mindset that could possibly convert that (bitter) disappointment into (real) joy
I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. —Luke 1:19b For all my talk about uncomfortable grace, rejected requests and love’s frets and rubs, you must also know this. I must share the good news of Gabriel, our messenger…
“I have found only one religion, the dares to go down with me into the depth of myself,” wrote GK Chesterton. No other religion dares to take me down to the new beginning. Hence Lent is not a … long brooding over sin. Lent is a journey that could be called an upward descent, but…
Like Sam Gamgee said, “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”
But some of us resist resolutions because we know we’ll fall.
But could it be that we fear stumbling on the right road more than we fear drifting along the wrong road?
Because we’re afraid of getting dirty, we let the perfect become the enemy of the good. We’re afraid to run and fall in the mud.