Live58: Love Is Tangible

I had a moment not long ago where I was doing something I didn’t necessarily want to be doing. It was something I (in my flesh) felt like someone else could have been doing, and I wasn’t exactly going about it all “as unto the Lord”, or “with a cheerful heart”, or any of those churchy things you’re supposed to do as someone who works at a church.

It was at this point that God gave me a very much-needed reminder. What He told me in that moment rocked my world, and I think it will rock yours too. Ready? You sure? Alright, here it is:

Love does stuff.

Okay, so maybe it’s not all that earth shattering. I admit it – I built it up to be some mind-blowing bit of news, and if we’re being honest, it was rather anti-climactic.  I hope you’ll one day forgive me. But hear me out…

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I Want Your Problems

There are a lot of legitimate problems in the world…

People going hungry, cancer, war, poverty- to name just a few.

And then there’s another entire bracket of problems.  These are the problems that you hear and think, “Seriously?! Those are your problems? Can we trade?”  These are the type of problems that have lately come to be known as first world problems.

In case you’re unfamiliar with FWP’s, allow me to illustrate:

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Tiny Pictures

It’s funny what life with a kid does to your social media accounts.

Six months ago I stood next to my wife in a hospital room and held her hand as she delivered the sweetest gift anyone’s ever given me. Since then, the general tone of our Facebook and Instagram accounts has gradually switched from, “Here’s us ____ (insert something that people without kids do),” to “Here’s Trip smiling”/ ”Here’s Trip eating his first real food” / “Here’s Trip’s face when he makes a BM.”

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