“We’re all beggars.” It’s a foundational truth we should be singing as our anthem. Because it’s what Jesus was all about.
I have really strong “ought” muscles. My eyes and my heart are often strongly drawn toward injustice. When I see something wrong in the world, I have a tendency to get rather agitated because I see how it ought to be.
I’ve been swapping out drugstore makeup for organic and natural products. I was totally buying into this eco-friendly, all-natural fad. I was feeling empowered and enlightened and a bit self-righteous, until I noticed that all my organic products, including my soap, are wrapped in plastic. My priorities feel a bit off.
I’ve lived in Kansas most of my life. Yes, to most of the world, my home state is one you typically drive through and fly over. I remember kind of despising my hometown of Wichita growing up. But now I have a large sense of pride for my home state.
What if we lived in a country where attacks on churches were common and even encouraged? Or a nation that gave its approval to church violence?
If a kooky mom from Indiana can save Will Byers from Demogorgons, surely we can at least make a dent in the issues hitting our headlines today.
Most adults live ordinary lives. Why do we tend to doubt, downplay or despise the average story?
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