"If we distance ourselves long enough from real needs, we repace them with those that aren't. Pretense becomes the new real and suddenly a delay in the delivery of our new couch becomes a terrible upset. We are wise to force ourselves to keep differentiating between simple inconveniences and authentic tribulations. The more detached and self-absorbed we become, the more we mistake annoyances for agonies."What do you think of that? Any thoughts?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
When I was reading through one of the lessons in the Beth Moore Esther Bible study this morning, I came across a paragraph that really struck me. You know, one of those times that something hits you between the eyes and sucks the breath right out of you for just a second?