Earlier this year, en route to a lunch meeting with a good friend and business associate, I was stuck in traffic ― a real snarl ― and I started thinking about faith and action.
Looking around at the other people on the road, the frustration was visible. Some were yelling and gesturing to the road ahead of them. Others were ranting and raving on their phones. Most everyone was periodically craning their neck to try and see what was causing the jam, but there was no clear cause for the backup.
It’s the perfect metaphor for life, isn’t it? Inevitably on the journey towards our goals and dreams, there are times when we seem to hit a standstill. Sometimes we know what’s causing the hang up; other times, it’s a complete mystery. Either way, it can be maddening. After all, you don’t want to be on your way … you want to GET there.
When you find yourself in this situation, it’s easy to feel trapped, powerless and angry. But the fact is, you’ve always got ...