The only measure of achievement worth anything at all is how we have loved. If we have loved well, then lives change in our wake, even our own. If we have loved well, then we will have made an indelible mark on the lives we have touched. If we have loved well, we have succeeded.
Sometimes I have flown to the sun as the golden boy, and sometimes my wax wings have melted and I have plummeted back to Earth in a heap. I’m not any different, really, than anyone.
We want to worship and control the Bible so we can be safe and have easy answers, but the Bible itself is abundantly clear, there are no easy answers. That’s why the simplest form and concept in the Book is the most important one, “Come, follow Me.”
We are to make our spouse a better person.
I can’t produce beauty without ingesting it first, there is nothing new under the sun; or to steal a physics metaphor, (Creative) energy can be neither lcreated or destroyed. I am either a channel or a charlatan.
“You can fly!” sings the Wind. Though my wingless flesh can scarce believe it.
It was G.K. Chesterton who mused in the preface to his great book Orthodoxy that writing a book was inherently arrogant as it required you to make… Read more “On Blogging: Read This First”