I wrote my last post in a state of dullness; life wasn't working and nothing I did seemed to help. All I could do was to keep pushing through, keep doing the things that need to get done in a day: eat, shower, school, work, chores. Go to bed, wake up, repeat.
We all know 1 John 4:19 by heart. We can recite it forward, backward, and upside down. But how often do we think about the deep meaning of the verse?
Passion and Purity by Elisabeth Elliot is a quiet little book. It's not particularly long and is the exact opposite of flashy. From the cover to the introduction to the book itself, Elliot creates an atmosphere of peace and rest.
I was blessed to be published on theRebelution a couple days ago, writing on the topic of singleness, especially as a teenager.
What makes you feel good? What seems to give you satisfaction in your life? Maybe it's friends, work, money, parenting, relationships, or something else entirely. We all enjoy good things.
For a different angle on the same subject, you can read this post. A friend of mine wrote it around the same time I wrote mine (the same day, I believe) with no collusion whatsoever. And even though we appear to be of opposite opinion, I entirely agree with what he says.
This world is crazy. We don't need to go over that again. We are all guilty of getting caught up in all of it, of placing mountains of importance on temporary things and forgetting the eternal for a while.