This morning these words came to my thoughts. Words of an old hymn that, in years past, we sang until we knew it by heart. Perhaps we have forgotten the message but it is still true. They go like this...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Thursday, August 20, 2020
"The fashion today is to place God in court and give Him a trial. We have had such a lust for “debunking” every good and useful man in history that even God cannot escape. It is one of the unfortunate by-products of the quest for truth, plus an unlovely hunger in humanity for scandal. It is a species of jealousy. We dislike to believe that anybody else is quite as good as we are, not even God." -Frank Laubach, 1931
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
"Having it all together" isn't what makes you useful. Being broken but available is what makes you useful to the world around you. Those who are hurting aren't looking for someone who is perfect, they are looking for others who were broken but found hope and peace through the brokenness. It's always through your wounds that others find healing.