Hello! Thanks for visiting. This is the weekly edition of “Links I Like,” an assortment of stories I found enlightening or encouraging throughout the week. I hope you’re likewise encouraged by what you find.
There’s something ominous about the idea of change. Even though the change taking place might be good, very good even, the uncertainty of the future is always a little daunting. Any transition or life-change has a way of upsetting your comfortableness with the way things are to prepare you for something new. And this newness is the source of both fear and hope. Fear of the unknown and hope in the One who’s already there.
I like how one Dutch Reformed theologian put it: “The good seed cannot flourish when it is repeatedly dug up for the purpose of examining its growth.” Or, as the saying goes, “A watched pot never boils.”