We all have this one problem

“What you see and what you hear depend a great deal on where you are standing.”
– C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew.

/pəˈspɛktɪv/
noun
1. a particular attitude towards or way of regarding something, a point of view.
2. true understanding of the relative importance of things, a sense of proportion.
from the latin verb perspicere, from per- ‘through’ + specere ‘to look. Continue reading “We all have this one problem”

Start again often

Change is uncomfortable.  It means admitting that something was wrong.  It is especially uncomfortable when the thing that you are trying to change is the way that you think about life, and the words and actions that flow from those thoughts.  Christians (myself included) often like to use a metaphor about putting on new clothes (Zech 3:4; Eph 4:24). Obviously putting on new clothes means taking off the old clothes, but the thing that we don’t consider is that this process leaves you naked for a moment.   Continue reading “Start again often”

The truth about trust

Sometimes you don’t really understand something until you see it’s complete opposite.

The world is so messed up that we don’t understand good without bad.  We can’t see light in the light, but only in the darkness. I guess that’s what John tried to say in John 1:5 – His light shines in the darkness.  So that inevitably means that we, who have the light, will always be faced with darkness.  We will have to trust God to let His light shine brighter through us, than the darkness around us.  We need Jesus like we need breath.  We need to follow Him, we need to know Him, we need to say what He says and do what He does. Continue reading “The truth about trust”