Charles Huff (Illinois)
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Store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal. - Matthew 6:20 (NRSV)
When our children were young, their curious minds often attracted them to things they should not be touching. My natural response tended toward what I called a “King Kong” approach: ripping the item out of their fingers or mouth and giving them a fearsome look so they would be afraid...
"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE