I go to work early and come home early to avoid traffic.
Yesterday I left work later and was headed down a 2-lane street near home with lots of cars. Up ahead I noticed a lady waiting in the turn lane to cross our lane. I looked behind me and there were cars as far as I could see. I slowed, moving closer I motioned to her with my hand to cross. At that moment I realized she was not looking…
Deep Connection, Intimate Counsel (Waking the Dead, Chapter 7)
John Eldredge goes into one of the most beautiful passages in the New Testament, John 21:15-17, actually through 22.
15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John,do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said…
I am still in Chapter 7 and Walking the Dead by John Eldredge.
We are Misunderstood
John Eldredge delves into the insults and injuries we all have experienced.
Did your family believe in you?
“How subtly it comes….” Doubt and discouragement is sown. “There must be something wrong with us.”
“What have you believe about your heart over the years?”
“‘That it’s not worth anyone’s time’”
I am continuing my thoughts of Eldredge’s Chapter 7.
Remember, Eldredge says, “the purpose of this Christian life” IS that our hearts be restored (to their former glory) and set free. “Set free” is a weighty concept, far weightier than two simple words convey. This is no easy project Eldredge says.
So, where are we now. We are in pitiful shape and we need so much from God. Through the experiences…