Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Living Spiritual Rhythms–November 20

Total self-control or total God dependence are not realistic options for life. Totalities are just out of the question. We lack access. Rather, it seems to me that God challenges us to be “dependently independent.” This blended configuration has to be worked out, but it gives us an opportunity to be the creatures he intended us to be, instead of violating ourselves, others, or God through totalizing illusions.