A “Walk of faith” is a powerful metaphor to consider. A walk implies progress, movement and purpose. In the natural world, a walk offers multi-faceted blessings: the beauty of nature, the health of physical activity, the quieting of the typical frantic pace. Though I know those things are truth, the primary reason I walk is our 70-pound Boxer. One of his favorite things in the world is walking. Well, what he considers walking anyway. A walk for him is a joyous exploration of sights, sounds and possibilities. “What’s that smell? Who has been here? What’s that over there? Oh, look, people who want to pet me!”
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Our GPS is an excellent guide; she and I just don’t get along. It’s not her fault. We’re often out of sync with one another–or more accurately, I am out of sync with her. She gives an order, and I obey—too soon and end up on a wrong road. Or the street she insists on doesn’t fit my recall, so I ignore her—and end up on a wrong road. She patiently and persistently redirects me. Best of all: my struggles with the GPS help me see my problems with a bigger and better guide: God Himself.
The rest of this piece can be found here: God as Guide: the Ultimate GPS
And I just began writing for children as well. Here is the first of that series.