What a silly idea, of all the ‘How to’s, why How to be the church? Why would I want to be the church? It is a building made of bricks and mortar.
The topic of focus has come up in several conversations recently. In my quiet time, I pondered the how-to of Biblical focus; like an endless tape-loop in my mind came the words “fix your mind on things above . . .”
Most of us know the tale of the prodigal son. Have you ever thought of yourself as a prodigal? Let’s go take a look at the prodigal…in the mirror.
I didn’t hold grudges against those who abused me, but I did hold onto hurt. I wore the pain as a merit badge, as a reason why you and everyone else should love me.
I did receive some pity. But no one showed me love because of it. Least of all myself.