They say time is money, but that’s not true. Time is life. And if I want the fullest life, I need to find fullest time. I
Note: Time is life.
We [actually] saw His glory…. For out of His fullness(abundance) we have all received [all had a share and we were all supplied with] one grace after another and spiritual blessing upon spiritual blessing and even favor upon favor and gift [heaped] upon gift. (John 1:14, 16 AMP, emphasis added) That’s the mystery map to the deep seeing! We saw His glory … because … we have all received one grace after another.
Note: john - We saw His Glory...
Those child photos, that wonder I experienced firsthand through her eyes—“How much larger your life would be if your self could become smaller in it!”1—was that it? I had just held evidence of it. The joy of small that makes life large. Hadn’t I personally experienced it before too, that vantage point that gave a sense of smallness before grandeur? At the lip of the Grand Canyon, peering into the carved earth, the vastness of the hewn and many-hued chasm. A late June night peering into the expanse of heavens nailed up with the named and known stars. A moon field. I hardly dare brush...
Note: On being small and in awe...
Is it only when our lives are emptied that we’re surprised by how truly full our lives were? Instead of filling with expectations, the joy-filled expect nothing—and are filled. This breath! This oak tree! This daisy! This work! This sky! These people! This place! This day! Surprise! C. S. Lewis said he was “surprised by joy.” Perhaps there is no way to discover joy but as surprise? The way the small live. Every day. Yes, the small even have a biblical nomenclature. Doesn’t God call them the humble? The humble live surprised. The humble live by joy. I am ear and Jesus whispers to the...
Note: Taking joy in the small simple things - from the unexpected...