We all can find a reason to be absolutely nuts, IF we choose.
We can all look at our stories on paper and see a total mess, if we choose.
We can all justify living a hopeless, loveless life, if we choose.
We all can take our old or current pain and damage and appreciate that we have seen the world in it's most real sense, and turn that into compassion. Even passion, if we choose.
We can look at our lives less as "black and white stories on a page" and see it as a beautiful, multi-dimensional terrain with mountains and valleys and rivers and cliffs, if we choose.
We can finally accept that our only real hope and only real love comes from Jesus, and as hard as we try to be righteous, we are still imperfect, flawed humans.... IF we choose.
Hmmmm... I am guilty of giving into the thoughts of the first section, but I can CHOOSE to change my mind about those in an instant! I will probably have to do this everyday of my life. But I am reminded everytime, that anything that this world can do to me, that my circumstances or just my situation can make me FEEL, God is stronger, bigger, better. He can not only change my environment, he can go a step further and change my actual feelings, IF I choose. Pretty mind-blowing, pretty exciting. It's a challenge. It's my challenge to me, and why not? I challenge you. ;)
Just something to think about. Love you guys.