If “complicated” means too many rules, “simplistic-ness” means too few. Simplistic-ness is what you get when you try to simplify a complicated system. The issue is with the system itself. The solution is to do away with the system completely.
Obedience can feel restricting if we’re doing it for approval. God is not adding gold stars to a sticker chart when we obey. We’re not “in the club,” or good enough if we do enough good.
“I called him, but he gave me no answer.” Song of Solomon 5:6 Prayer sometimes tarries, like a petitioner at the gate, until the King comes forth to fill her bosom with the blessings which she seeks. The Lord, when he has given great faith, has been known to try […]
Seeing is the most immediate way we navigate the world. It is also one of the most automatic. You can’t not have a spiritual perspective, just as you can’t not have a natural perspective. The only question is, what will your perspective be?
Here is a deep sea of bliss, a shoreless ocean of delight; come, bathe your spirit in it; swim an age, and you will find no shore; dive throughout eternity, and you will find no bottom.
The truth is, there are millions of people who have figured this out – that seeking for true happiness and significance on earth is worthless.