I'm learning living my daily life isn't boring; it's just Nazareth.
Constantly craving new neurological stimuli has its limits and inherent dangers. If we constantly seek something new instead of exploring the familiar in greater depth, we run the risk of destroying something healthy.
Though I've seen donated livers malfunction again and again due to detrimental behaviors, seeing yet another wasted, abused, mistreated donated liver is where I learned true gift.
There's no physical nor scientific way Abraham saw the septillion stars of the universe and could fully understand God's promise to him. And neither can we.
In both IV technique and faith life, it's difficult to move from a sense of knowing and seeing to a sense of unknowing and hope before taking a risk.
So, what are we supposed to have? A soft heart, open and vulnerable? A stiff heart, firm and steadfast?