I Was Wrong

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I WAS WRONG...

“But the things that come out of a person's mouth come from the heart, and these defile them.” Jesus Christ – Matthew 15:18

I never thought I would be writing this list, let alone presenting it in a monthly letter for everyone to read. But here goes...

I was wrong to think “I can do it all myself.”

I was wrong to think “everything can be defined as either BLACK or WHITE, right or wrong.”

I was wrong to think “my strengths or sins will determine my eternal destiny.”

I was wrong to think “the only thing in life I can trust is myself.”

I was wrong to think “hiding or avoiding pain will eventually make it go away.”

I was wrong to think “Christians don't suffer from mental health issues.”

I was wrong to think “loving others is more important than allowing myself to be loved.”

I was wrong to think “self control is a measure of my faith.”

I was wrong to think “what I do is more important than who I am.”

And finally, I was wrong to think “my past has nothing to do with my present or even my future.”

These are powerful statements that I have carried for a long time, but over the past few years I have been challenged to rethink them.

Why? Why mess with this stuff? What does it matter?

It matters because I am a “work in progress.” I am growing. I am learning. I am willing to change. And because “...the things that come out of a person's mouth come from the heart” Matt 15:18

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