Thursday, March 19, 2009


The path of the world is happiness. The path of God is joy. Happiness is transitory and temporary. Joy is eternal. Happiness yearns for more because it never truly satisfies. Joy satisfies completely.

I know this because I once was on the path of the world. My life was a series of momentsevents without reason. And while I was happy at times, I was never fully satisfied. The world could not fill the void deep within my heart, and it was in my brokenness that I experienced the lasting and complete joy of Christ.

I don’t judge the world; rather, I am broken for the world. My heart aches deeply to see people futilely attempt to fill their emptiness with emptiness. Why? Because I see a part of me in them…

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