Showing posts from January, 2015

Getting Some Work Done

It's mid-January now, so that probably means that most of our resolutions to do All The Good Things are starting to lose steam.  I didn't really make any resolutions this year.  I'm too busy getting worked on to tell God what kind of work it ought to be.

I know, I know: Christianese-crypto-blogging at its best, right?  Well, here's what I mean.  I've spent much time in life telling God all the things about me He needs to fix, like some kind of initial eval visit with a plastic surgeon.  I want this bad habit removed.  I want this personality flaw minimized.  Maybe we could do an asset lift?  Can we do something about my completely underdeveloped virtues, please?  Oh, and if you can take some pounds off I promise--pinky swear!--to do all the work to keep it that way.  Pretty please?

And all the while, God would sit there listening politely.  When I was finally done, a consent form slides across the table for me to sign. It clearly states that He gets to decide wh…