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Monday, March 23

Today’s Readings: Psalm 83; Lamentations 1:1-13; John 8:21-30; Colossians 2:8-15; Psalm 77

Featured Reading:
John 8:21-30

If you look at the surface of many of our lives, they might seem mundane by some people’s standards. We get up. Grab a bite to eat. Head off for work. Find time to eat lunch. Get back to work. Finish work and drive home. Spend time with our loved ones. Eat dinner. Relax. Go to bed. And then repeat the entire cycle the next day. If we’re not careful, our lives can become so dominated by the routines we face that we can lose our sense of perspective on what really matters. This is the point that Jesus was trying to make in speaking with his peers. In challenging them to open themselves to new ways of experiencing things, Jesus said: “You’re tied down to the mundane; I’m in touch with what is beyond your horizons. You live in terms of what you see and touch. I’m living on other terms” (John 8:23 from The Message). My question for you to consider today is this: do you find yourself tied to the mundane – to what you can see and touch; or do you open yourself to living life on other terms? Til next time…

1 comment:

Dutch said...

my life may change perhaps because I have not spent enough time paying attention to either