My thoughts are spiritual today. Seriously spiritual. I’ve been thinking a lot about worth. Who is worth it? Why offer forgiveness? Why give second chances? I learned the hard way in my marriage and with Slimeball that just because I believe and offer forgiveness does not mean they are worthy of it. It’s a hard lesson to learn. It’s even harder to exercise. Because it is in my blood to forgive. As Ephesians 4:32 says, “And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.” I’ve tried to live by this for many years.
Today was a day that I missed my old life. The one where I had everything figured out and didn’t spend time during my day on drama created by idiots. […]
It’s hard in moments like this. This wonderful amazing gift of life we all get is also unpredictable and can be very sad. One cannot exist without the other. The shadow proves the sunshine for without light there would be no shadow. It’s a very hard truth. But such is life. And you can disagree, and fight it, and hate it but that doesn’t change anything.
My old church looks a bit like a mall. Big buildings and lots of people everywhere. Good lighting, great sound system, big stage. We both took deep breaths when I turned the ignition key off in the giant parking lot. We sat there for a minute just looking at each other as if to say, “Well, here we go.” This was a big deal.
Lots of people I know are going through lots of hard things. My colleague who is ill with cancer is not improving. He smiled one day after 5 weeks in […]