First Things First

I guess it would a good idea for me to go ahead and try to ward off controversy by explaining a little about myself right at the beginning. I’ve noticed while browsing through other blogs that if your blog has a Christian content, you can be sure that as you post, other Christians with blogs will quickly jump in to disagree and point out any supposed doctrinal errors lurking on your page. My subheading states that this blog is one of “a wandering mind stumbling toward the profound.” I’m sure that (assuming anyone will take the time to read this) some people will have a problem with that concept.

First off, should you take that to mean that I intend to proclaim this little slice of cyberspace as profound? I’m not sure that I possess the mental capacity for consistent profundity. My hope is that as I mull over my own thoughts, occasionally I will at least be able to make others think along with me.

Second, some will argue that one does not stumble across the profound by simply wandering, that instead it takes consistent, concentrated effort for one to attain these things. I would agree. However, again, I do not think that with my flawed human mind I can ever claim to make that effort with the fullness it warrants. I’m sure that there are those out there who will claim to have this kind of focus. For myself, though, that kind of focus is a goal that I strive for, but do not believe I can achieve on this side of Heaven.

All this to say, just like anyone else, I will occasionally trip and fall. I do not claim to be a guide. Rather, I am simply a fellow traveler. Forgive me for my inadequacy in this task. Despite all this, if you like, come walk with me.

First Things First

I guess it would a good idea for me to go ahead and try to ward off controversy by explaining a little about myself right at the beginning. I’ve noticed while browsing through other blogs that if your blog has a Christian content, you can be sure that as you post, other Christians with blogs will quickly jump in to disagree and point out any supposed doctrinal errors lurking on your page. My subheading states that this blog is one of “a wandering mind stumbling toward the profound.” I’m sure that (assuming anyone will take the time to read this) some people will have a problem with that concept.

First off, should you take that to mean that I intend to proclaim this little slice of cyberspace as profound? I’m not sure that I possess the mental capacity for consistent profundity. My hope is that as I mull over my own thoughts, occasionally I will at least be able to make others think along with me.

Second, some will argue that one does not stumble across the profound by simply wandering, that instead it takes consistent, concentrated effort for one to attain these things. I would agree. However, again, I do not think that with my flawed human mind I can ever claim to make that effort with the fullness it warrants. I’m sure that there are those out there who will claim to have this kind of focus. For myself, though, that kind of focus is a goal that I strive for, but do not believe I can achieve on this side of Heaven.

All this to say, just like anyone else, I will occasionally trip and fall. I do not claim to be a guide. Rather, I am simply a fellow traveler. Forgive me for my inadequacy in this task. Despite all this, if you like, come walk with me.

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