grayfeather

I believe one of our greatest sins is that we are too content. We will take a little of God’s life, a little of his goodness, but are often afraid he will give us too much of himself. We are afraid of what the fullness of joy might look like. We don’t think we can take it. And it is true that we can’t. There’s not enough life in us to match his own, not enough joy in our hearts to comprehend his mirth and delight. We fear God’s blessings more often than we ask for them, and seek to substitute our own paltry petitions for his awesome beneficence.

Then, at the high of the pandemic, I found I was expecting another child...