The Neurotic Self-examination Department sent me a memo today: I haven’t been very personal on my blog lately.
So in the interest of shoring that up, I’m postponing my last Prodigal Son installment. I want to take time to get the theology right anyway.
Besides – I have a story in the meantime. If you want to know the delights of walking with God.
Last summer, I had an illuminating conversation in Subway with an old youth group friend I hadn’t seen in fifteen years. I linked to the story here, but basically, it was me and him ironically discovering we’d both envied the other’s gifts in high school and dismissed our own. It was the kind of talk that blows the lid off your assumptions about your story, leaves you madly reevaluating.
God’s message in it for me: “Stop envying, and stop resenting yourself.”
Like everyone, I’ve got attributes I wish I could change (not sin, just personality)…
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