A Humble Life
I am so happy where God placed me in life. Lord knows I couldn’t have been wealthier, wiser, smarter, or more privileged without forgetting my God or my calling. He brought me into a life with enough weakness and struggle so that I would undoubtedly humble myself accordingly…so I can understand and recognize that I am blessed far beyond my means and resources. To understand I am a broken and selfish man with or without possession or material good.
A Word About Free Will
I was once introduced to the following question, “how does [a] man truly have free will if [he is] expected and/[or] destined to sin?” That question draws from huge assumptions, and are primarily based on what’s called an “equivocation fallacy” (a very complicated term, made extremely simple). Free will means many different things for many different people. “Why it is so important?” begs the question: What does it mean to me?
A Needy People We Are
Most of us search for love where there is none to be found (1 John 4:7~), and very often we expect the people that we love, to love us in return. And as we sit in our solitariety, we slowly come to understand that it is difficult to love ourselves, harder to love another, and presumably impossible to make anyone love us.