Learning from my new friends …

I found myself today reduced to tears. For a moment or two I wondered, “Why?” After reflection and regaining my composure I realized some of it has to be the sheer beauty of learning with others in ways and about matters which one may only understand from a view on “their” turf. Too often we presume to “know.” My cynical friends already determined it pointless. My skeptical friends consider it unhelpful. Today I am inspired by the grasp of those who realize there are things too big for them and yet persist in ways that certainly honor the way of Jesus among people we too readily discharge, and have already written off.

And then  there was the expression of sheer loneliness salved by friends …

About the Author
Husband to Patty. Daddy to Kimberly and Tommie. Grandpa Doc to Cohen, Max, Fox, and Marlee. Pastor to Snow Hill Baptist Church. Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reading. Photography. Golf. Colorado. Jeeping. Friend. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and should not be construed as representing the corporate views of the church I pastor.