- “Look at me!”
- “Can you believe that nonsense?”
- “This is the best!”
- “He’s not one of us.”
- “Buy now, pay later.”
- “The sky is falling!”
- “You deserve the best today.”
- “Am I my brother’s keeper?”
- “Whatever makes you feel good …”
Take me away! And I’m not referring to a long soak with lovely oils in a soaker tub lit by fragrant candles while I drink a glass of wine.
Take me away to where I can hear God’s voice, where it’s not drowned out by headlines, neon lights, and amplifying systems announcing human achievements.
Eugene Peterson asks: “But what of God’s works? They are unadvertised but also inescapable, if we simply look. They are everywhere. They are marvelous. But God has no public relations agency … to get out attention. He simply invites us to look.”
And listen. Pray.