"When you begin to think outside the box, you often become some other "leaders" lousy follower. That usually costs something" (Andy Rayner)

"Our guardian angels are bored." (Mike Foster)

It's where I feel I'm at these days. “In the second half of life, it is good just to be a part of the general dance. We do not have to stand out, make defining moves, or be better than anyone else on the dance floor. Life is more participatory than assertive, and there is no need for strong or further self-definition” (Falling Upward. Richard Rohr.120).

Saturday, December 6, 2014

There Is No God Plan For Your Life. .. Only a Purpose

One of the biggest clichés in the church today has provided legions of people with untold comfort and consolation: “God has a wonderful plan for your life.” .....  it’s time to hack our way through the underbrush of presumption. Are you ready for the whack hack? Here it comes . .  . There is no plan. God didn’t give us a plan, but a purpose; not a map, but a mission; not a blueprint for tracing, but a blue sky for exploring. God’s plan is for us to spend our lives doing whatever unlocks our tear ducts, makes our throats deep with song, keeps the gales of laughter surging in our souls, and turns our feet to dancing."
(Leonard Sweet. The Well Played Life)

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