I’m in my 40s. And I’ve realized that I’ve lived most of my life in boxes. Boxes that others have made for me. Boxes I’ve created for myself. Boxes that society says that I must live in. And yet… the Holy Spirit continues to woo me to the spacious, free, and open life that He has prepared for me.
I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but there are LOTS of “have to’s” that we each live by. Many of them come from “the experts”, from our parents, from our teachers, etc. We are continually taught these hard and fast rules about life. This is what you MUST do to be ….. a success. A good person. Responsible. Have a good life. Be a good christian. And on and on. This is the path you MUST follow or you WILL destroy your life. Now let me say that everything that we’re taught, isn’t bad. Much is really good and we need to hold onto those things. We especially hold on to the truth of God’s word, for it is ALWAYS TRUE. And we need to live within the laws of our society as along as they don’t go against God’s higher order.
But there are things that we are taught, that are accepted as an absolute truth, but aren’t.Continue Reading