I don’t know how it works…I don’t understand…I don’t have the answers…accepting things even when we don’t fully understand them. This can be a hard thing. Even just reading the first three statements above can feel uncomfortable. To know the basic understanding of something is the first step. C.S. Lewis in his writings has spoken about it in this way…when we are tired and hungry, eating a meal will do you good. This is the basic understanding. Understanding how food nourishes the body using vitamins and proteins within the food is not necessary knowledge to know that when you are hungry a meal will do you good. Similarly, he continues, knowing and accepting what Christ has done to save us is the basic knowledge of faith. Understanding how it fully works is not required to know that Jesus Christ loves you and died to save you. When we can accept that we will not fully understand everything all the time, we can still go and do the right things for the right reasons. I pray we are humble and faithful in our every day lives. Amen.
“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.”
(This photo was taken in July of 2016 along Beartooth Pass in Montana)