A while ago, a man I considered to be quite wise at the time said to me “People change, but not that much.” I didn’t know quite what to make of that, probably because the person who said it was actually our pastor. Maybe he was a bit jaded. Maybe it was time for a […]
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1. It’s well known that physical exertion releases endorphins, and this hormone makes you happy. This is as opposed to the kind of mental exertion that turns many people into the kind of emotional terrorists that cause many divorces and most adolescent rebellion. And when I say that, I mean that if I don’t exercise regularly, everyone else living here begins to seriously consider taking a break for a while and taking up a career in the army. They’ve already been through the training.
The abundant life we are promised by our Maker is release from the indentity this Egypt has fashioned for us; fit only for producing consumables. But you, you, are an artist, you are a work of art. You were made to create, not just to make. You were created from an idea, not from a brick-mould. You are more than what you produce. Leave time. Time is where your dreams lie waiting to be realised.
Everyone who comes to the Tribe learns about the Perfect. The Perfect is the training, the race, and the prize. The Perfect is the sign, the significance and the evidence. The Perfect is the heart’s desire and the proof that the desire has been fulfilled. Everyone wants the Perfect, because when you have it, you clearly have God close to you; inside and all around you. But I had the fear, and I had God too, so now I’m beginning to wonder why I tried so hard to have the Perfect. Perhaps, the Perfect is not from God after all. Perhaps the Perfect is something we made up. Whatever it is, I’m pretty sure I don’t want it.