I want change but not catastrophe…

After spending a week in an area devastated by flooding and the evidence that life can be swept away in a moment, I’ve been thinking about how we resist and invite change.  The folks we served with last week didn’t have a choice.  They are grieving the loss, dealing with trauma, and trying to rebuild.  Which made me think about how to detach from my ideas about what really gives security. Then this came to my devotions this week- I share it with you to provoke your thoughts, too:  “Lord, I confess I want the clarity of catastrophe but not the catastrophe. / Like everyone else, I want a storm I can dance in. / I want an excuse to change my life.” – Franny Choi, “Catastrophe is next to Godliness”  ~ Pastor Trudy Stoffel

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