I have never liked tests (and probably never will). The one and only reason why I don’t like tests is that they threaten my important prideful self. They threaten to expose me for who I really am – lazy, incompetent, poor, prideful, slow, fearful and the list goes on and on and on. I guess this is the reason why I dislike army documentaries and reality shows that showcase macho men strutting their stuff. This is also probably the reason why I claim that the bible is a hard book to read. Why? The bible is too brutal on my sins. It exposes me for who I really am. I don’t measure up and no amount of positive thinking, positive confession or otherwise will make me better than I am.
Dear wife, Listen closely… That husband of yours is as deeply flawed and wounded as they come – if you hadn’t noticed yet. It’s not his fault. It’s not even his parent’s fault. His parents were just as flawed and wounded as he is. And their parents (his grandparents) were just as flawed and wounded. Whose fault is it anyway? It’s Adam and Eve’s fault. Adam and Eve did that. We are all still suffering because of those two.