Tag: Be a Blessing

It is hard to be blessed. It is hard to be a blessing. It’s hard to do that for an hour on Sunday morning. And it’s hard to do that everywhere, all the time.
If all you have are solemn assemblies and grand festivals; if all you have noisy songs and delicate melodies; if all you have are the trappings of religion. Well, then God hates your show.
Courage is about what we do when we see that there is something greater than fear; something more important than fear; something holier than fear. Courage is about the having the willingness to triumph over fear for the sake of that vision.
That is when we know if we are following Christ. Because if we are, then the fruit will be good.
They just weren’t curious. Because if they had been curious, they would have asked questions. Questions like, “Have you played a lot of darts?”
Joy is a little act of resistance against the world as it is. It is a little glimpse of the kingdom of God.
There are blessings all around us. There’s steadfast love and constant faithfulness. There might even be enough and more than enough.
Even if I erased every trace of those events in the history books, my presence here would still be a living testament to them. That’s not guilt. That’s not shame. That’s just a fact.
I do not fear God and to not respect the people and I do not care about the cries of some little old lady. But she’s never going to stop. So I will give her justice.
There are more love songs than anything else. If lyrics could make us do anything, we’d all love each other

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