gentry13

In Uncategorized on June 28, 2006 at 2:26 pm

out of context

“everybody says they need just one thing,
and what they really mean is that they need just one thing more
and everybody seems to think they’ve got it coming
well i know that i don’t deserve you
still i want to love and serve you more and more
you’re my one thing”

~from my one thing, rich mullins

lately i’ve spent a lot of time thinking that i need just one thing to make my life complete. so i’ve spent many an hour wondering if that one thing’s an MSW, a certification to teach high school english or the opportunity to craft effective sermons and inspire people in the pews.

into the midst of this confusion, the words of this song spoke, reminding me that God – and all of the love, compassion, community, commands and complications that come with Him – is my one thing. this thought has wrecked me and i wish i had the words to explain…

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