How does one go about finding the truth in an increasingly chaotic world? Some might say that it is all a matter of perspective. The fact of the matter is that we must, first, be true to our self; then and only then can we seek concert with everything and everyone else; but, it is precisely this fact that is both, so troubling, humbling, and comforting, for we cannot know the truth, in isolation.
The best way, therefore, to shed our collective ignorance is to own up to the fact that none of us knows better than all of us, and each of us is blind, in some respect, to the other. If this sounds a bit convoluted then that’s good – once we humble ourselves to the prospect that the truth is greater than all of us; we’ll be better off in the long run.
The bottom line is this. This blog is a reflection on Jesus Christ, who, I believe, said as John 14:6 presents, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” Jesus is my rudder in stormy seas; he is the wind behind my sails; he is the, well, you get the picture, he is what inspires me and keeps me in check and, most importantly, informs me of what real truth is, found in Galatians in chapter 5, verses 22 and 23, as exampled by the life of Christ:
“22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.”
It is with these truths in mind that the perspectives of this blog are reflected, and humbly so.