My heart! Very beautifully written. Such a humble explanation of why people are disappointed in Christianity and Christ after they’ve hit there first “bump” in the road with Jesus by their side. Blessings in their greatest beauty doesn’t have to mean sunshine, just saved. That’s enough for me!
Our society is always changing.
And perhaps this is best represented in our weird tendency to redefine things. Particularly nowadays. It seems everywhere we turn, a previously unquestioned concept is experiencing a huge social reconstruction. I’m looking at you, marriage. Not forgetting the 63 genders you can now choose from. Here’s the problem:
We all want a say on how life should be defined.
We do it in more subtle ways too. For example, the hashtag #blessed has been used 77,000,000 times (on Instagram alone). And it appears to be a way of boasting whilst remaining humble. Win a sporting event. Pass that hard university topic with flying colours. Get a promotion at work. Be surrounded with friends and family. Live in a huge house. Such events seem to qualify our ability to say that we are blessed.
And so our culture has formed something of a silent creed. An unspoken but very loud anthem…
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