aren't we getting close to 40-days and 40-nights?
an encouragement to really live!
here's my take-away from this. Spend more time with your grandchildren (of course) but, also, be like Vollis Simpson.
what it takes is meeting Jesus, then responding to his invitation to live
Living our lives to the fullest in conspicuous joy,
too many people who describe themselves as Christian present the world with regular news bulletins that can hardly be classified as “good” news at all
Believe to the extent that God naturally flows out of you, celebrate like you believe God's promises with all of your heart, love without holding anything back, and demonstrate the kind of enthusiasm for living that God has in creating - you don't have to make anything up, simply tell the story that God has given you new life!"
We are not designed to live genteel, unscathed, comfortable lives. Living at it's best leaves us muddied, bloodied, and satisfied. By the time we're done, we should be - at least figuratively - breathless.
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. – John 10:10 I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. – John 10:10 (The Message) Looking back, my past few posts have…