This passage stands in contrast to the kind of day-to-day conventional-wisdom that defines much of life on earth
anything we think we know and understand now is inadequate, partial, “through a glass dimly” and mostly wrong
Poorly managed anger is responsible for destroying relationships with deadly efficiency…
So please do not forget that the only thing God cares about is the fact that you have accepted the invitation Jesus offers to come home
so we toil faithfully in the garden, and we pray, and we hope never to knowingly try to hem God in… or quench the Spirit… or put Jesus in a box.
I’m glad I’m a continuous work in progress. There is never any doubt that I have much to learn and that I stand eternally in need of grace and forgiveness and mercy.
we share a concern when it comes to the tone of public discourse and the apparent absence of any kind of grounding in reason.
So hear this wisdom today, and understand that what I’m saying is more sharable than the best joke, or meme, or funny story you will run into today: