Wasteland Kings

Tag: understanding

I have a theory about God and traffic. My theory is God understands how frustrating traffic is and he cares about how much it bothers us. This might sound a little weird because we don’t tend to think of traffic as a ‘God’ kind of problem. Our thinking assumes God doesn’t actively care about all the details. I often believe God operates with a ‘don’t sweat the small stuff’ mentality. My belief struggles when it’s confronted with Jesus’ active role…

Sometimes God works things to our good in a very unexpected way; He even uses things like fear. In preparing for my trip to Ethiopia, a couple of fears have attacked me. In the process of working through them, God taught me an incredible lesson; I don’t need to understand everything I’m going to deal with in this life. This lesson had a hard time working it’s way into my heart because I have a strong tendency towards self-reliance. When…

(I should probably note that I’ve never had sex but I don’t think that disqualifies me from talking about it. You don’t have to drive a car in order to understand how it works and many people who drive everyday still have no idea how their cars work. We tend to approach sex and magic tricks in a very similar way. In both cases, we assume that we have a fair understanding of the subject and that assumption creates a…