Monday, January 21, 2008

Excellent Read

I highly recommend this book. While I think the author is a bit trippy, the message is sound and inspiring. It was good to read. I am now comforted by the fact that I am not the only one disappointed with the trappings of the institution of "church". I do not believe churches are doing the work of God. We are not about our Father's business, we are about "church" and ourselves. AND YET, I still feel like that is where I am supposed to be. A catalyst-praying for changes and helping to change things slowly. A CHANGE AGENT, if you will. HAHAHAHA-C of C humor there, the rest of you can just scratch your head. Our church is full of them and I love it. We are "evolving"(really poor word choice but accurate) into a group that I know pleases God.

I am re-reading Blue Like Jazz. I am taking notes this time and I plan to share some of those notes on here-not for you as much as for me. Things I need to reflect on. This is my journal, you know.

So we are having a work day/school day after all. I thought we would do other stuff since hubby is off today, but we are just business as usual. Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. day. He was an awesome and Godly man. I share his dream.

No mail-don't fall for the trickster parents who send you out to fetch it. We do this every holiday. I'll let you know who falls for it. Kayla it is. Hee hee. They all fall for it!! There is much chuckling in the land.


Jason said...

Sounds like a great book. You're right, organized religion is not the answer, but then, if not, what is? It should be viewed a vehicle to get you where you want to go, a means to and end, not the end itself.

~ Stephanie. said...

You crack me up. We used to always trick Kacey into raising her arms over her head. Sounds silly, but she fell for it EVERY STINKIN' DAY for the longest time and when she's do it, we'd tickle her underarms. And she was like 11 or 12 - it was hysterical!

jettybetty said...

I think he has a lot to say. I even like the way he says it, even though I am not sure an English teacher would. I look forward to your notes!

Mama Mia said...

I have reserved this one at the library. So many good books, so little time!