It’s easy to believe in hindsight that the prophets in the Bible spoke the truth about events that have now taken place. For example, it doesn’t require great vision or understanding to identify that, in fact, the original states of Israel and Judah were eventually conquered and their people taken into exile as foretold.
Isn’t it interesting that usually when people talk about absolute truth they speak in generalities? As if to be absolute a fact has to establish a stereotype and so act as a precursor to prejudice? In this worldview, the believer asserts that God sees all people in the most vague and categorical ways. And so, to
Every life is a story. Every person is a book worth reading. Every human is a complex collage of influences, decisions, and experiences. So, if you are letting your dark and complex past define you, if you are looking at your flaws and thinking they are insurmountable, or telling yourself that you just aren’t capable
Life has a certain linearity to it. You didn’t live the other choices you could have made. You only can live the single path you choose. Each interaction. Each conversation. Each decision. Each experience. Each moment only happens once. There are no re-dos, come-agains, or take-twos. You’ve already come from where you’ve been and you