Leisurely Thoughts

Day’s Verse:
A man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law.

I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me.
Galatians 2:16, 20

Here are some thoughts I have thunk lately, courtesy of spades of free time.

We are all lonely inside, even when we don’t feel it. There’s an insatiable ache that we pour religion, significan others, work, children, booze, friends, and activities down in an attempt to find meaning in our solitary existence. Yet that solitary existence consists of trillions of individual cells obeying a “survive” order. That cellular conglomeration that we call by name lives for more than mere chemical responses, though; for more, even, than our societal interactions, although those define us. Do we, Plato-like, hold out for an ideal interaction that hovers just beyond our grasp, so that the final puzzle piece to fall in place will form a conglomeration that glows with a perfection unimaginable? Each interaction sketches some part of that desire, each irretrievable word bricks in the foundation of an edifice for which we seek the blueprint. Here is the blueprint. Continue Reading >>