The passions, the tensions, the outright distrust – if not disgust – following the latest Presidential election have brought this post from 2015 back to mind:
Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Philippians 4:8
Challenging words, those.
We rush through the days, harried by our jobs, by our families, by our all too many daily obligations – many of which we may not even remember undertaking.
Who has time to contemplate the things in our lives which are pure, or lovely, or excellent? And are there, in fact, such extraordinary things in our lives?
Yet we recognize – perhaps coming from a place deep within us – that we are made for so much more.
That we’ve, in some sense, already donned our wings