Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it. What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self?
I know I’ve slacked off too long on blogging when Ian comments, “You need to blog.” Ian is the family expert on avoiding blogging, so when he says it’s been too long, I listen. One of the reasons I’ve not posted is that I’ve essentially been offline since Christmas: Between family obligations and just plain having fun, the Internet has looked like a pretty shabby substitute.