Unknowns tend to cloud my thinking. Like a thick cloud, unknowns hang just above the forefront of my mind, with a heaviness that clouds my mental and discerning capacities. Why is the unknown so weighty, when there is nothing of substance there? It’s lack of knowing becomes the breeding ground for drops of “what-ifs.” They … More Life’s Unknowns.
What makes suffering different from pain? Pain can be localized, like a cut finger or broken bone. Its message can simply say, “that’s hot,” “be careful,” or that I need to heal. But suffering seems to take pain to another level. It engages a deeper reality of the soul we otherwise prefer to ignore, that … More My Toolbox: Knowledge of my Enemy