The trajectory of life naturally gravitates towards destruction, to head elswhere would require an extra effort…
So I read through Mathew 7:15 some days back and I couldn’t help but linger over it for sometime. Jesus speaking said;
13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad and easy to travel is the path that leads the way to destruction and eternal loss, and there are many who enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow and difficult to travel is the path that leads the way to [everlasting] life, and there are few who find it.
I’d like you to read that again slowly. Let it sink in. Continue reading
I looked out my window one beautiful morning and I smiled , not really because it was a beautiful day but because I saw the rope that’s called a fence around my apartment (hostel) and I thought “how silly is this”.
There’s a green rope around the apartment I stay in, its barely an inch thick, it hangs just about a meter from the ground and its meant to serve as a fence, there’s a sign board (now two) that warn everyone about trespassing or ‘jumping’ the fence. Well to me its makes no sense to walk a long distance around the fence in a direction that’s opposite my destination when I can easily go undearneath it. So I’ve been a deviant and I’ve been caught in the act and ‘re-instructed’ just in case the sign boards weren’t clear enough. Well in response I just became ‘wise’, so I come out of my door and I scan my surroundings, left, right, no one? And quickly I’m ‘through’ the fence. It always has me smiling when I act like that (stealth mode). Continue reading