Fragility of Choice

Beautiful weakness.

Question: If God created us, why didn’t he make us stronger, better, less susceptible to weakness and evil?

Answer (in the form of a question lol): If we can’t be tempted, how can we choose? If everything is easy, is that really a choice?

I think it’s beautiful to be weak. To struggle. To choose good, even though it’s hard. To fight the good fight of faith (1 Timothy 6:12). Even to fall. Because there is grace.

Question: If God created us, why did He have to save us?

Answer (maybe): God gave us a choice so that we may love Him freely and honor Him of our own choosing. Come to Him with freedom. Love Him because we want to. He knew that to give us choice, He would have to make us fragile. Capable of falling. But He gave us Christ because:
1. He loved us
2. He knew we would need help

So. We can stand on Christ alone if we fall. That’s gorgeous.

We are fragile. We are weak. We are beautiful.
We are wonderfully and fearfully made.
We are free. We are loved. We are saved.

Thoughts? Opinions? Insight?

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Soft and Still

It’s a quiet day
Not much to do
So I sit with the stillness
And think about you

You’re gone now
Over the mountain
Left for the city
Where gold is a fountain

We want different things
It’s happiness you seek
I’d rather have peace
Finding Humble and Meek

It’s not pathetic
It’s not a rejection
It is an embrace
Of holy reflection

I love your spirit
I love your mind
But we can admit
We are so unaligned

Star-crossed, tempest-tossed
Lovers not meant to be
Maybe we’ll see our future agree
But that’s not really up to me

inside

have a peek
take a look
go inside
read our book

we don’t mind
where’ve you been?
we’ve been here
peek again

the only way
you’ll ever know
what we’re about?
in you go

see our pain
hear our voice
look this way
make a choice

please don’t leave
we understand
hard to see
from firsthand

you can go
it’s all right
come back though?
we don’t bite

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