I wanted to share something that has been on my mind since last week. Strangely, as the last few days have passed, it has brought me both peace and strength.
I believe in God. I do struggle with organized religion – Religion, Inc. – with its mega-churches and deified pastors but thanks to the small, intimate and family based churches I grew up with in rural Mississippi, I do have a personal relationship with God and I have placed my soul in the nail-scarred hands of Jesus Christ.
I also believe in Divine Providence, that God has a way of revealing to his people the wisdom they need, when they need it. I don’t pretend that everyone believes that, nor that everyone believes the way I do – but I’m at peace with that thought.
I’ve had the occasion to look at the Book of Micah this past week because…
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