Are they good enough?
No one seeks a bad day at work, no one yearns to trip others and stutter over their words.
And for us Christians who are pressing onward and upward, diligently seeking the will of God, we probably want our day to shine as a LIGHT.
We have Good Intentions.
Come close. Lean your ear to my lips, let me whisper truth, let me confess reality----
My greatest mistakes and most embarrassing lessons-learned have come when I had the best of good intentions.
I regret the most the times when I did not mean any harm.
I did not mean to.
I thought for many years that I could hide behind that quip. It was not my intention....I did not mean it that way...
And my favorite:
It was not in my heart....
Then I realized...it dawned in just a few weeks what I had never seen during the seasons of many years...
I am still responsible.
I cannot hide behind intentions.
And then, my heart cracked and I realized something jarring,
Maybe my motives were not as pure, not as innocent, not as cognitive as I had thought.
The knees hit hard the floor.
I was reminded of that stinging verse,