One of the goals this past three weeks on our 21 day fast was to “fast” television and read a couple of good books that would feed the soul
My first choice was, A Million Miles In A Thousand Years by Donald Miller.
Miller Writes; “every life is a story” and “the saddest part about life is that you don’t remember half of it.”
“If we want a feeling of meaning in life,” Miller writes, “I don’t think we have a choice but to live a good story — that is, to propel ourselves into some noble adventure, enduring difficult conflict for a cause greater than ourselves so we can see a tension resolve for the betterment of the people around us, for our families and our friends and for strangers less fortunate, thus setting a moral compass for everybody watching our stories, giving them the inspiration to lead a better life themselves.
“And it bears repeating: in living a great story, we defy a dark force propagating what I believe to be a lie, that a human life is not worth living, that the story you have living within you is not worth telling.”
So far this is a great read. I love picking up a new book and forcing myself to stay away from the typical brain candy of television and the internet.
Nothing better than the feel of paper and the reading of great thoughts that propel me into another season of growth and learning.
Lead Pastor Prescott First Assmbly.