Friday, May 6, 2011

Surface Tension of the Heart

Walking on water is not so much an act of faith as it is an act of abandon. To abandon the status quo, abandon logic, abandon your own memory. In fact, it requires full abandon of self. After everything that you know has failed you, you will cling hardest to what you realize is your last hope.

Journal Entry: May 1, 2001

Desperation of a drowning man, clinging to a life raft. Not considering the obstacles... gripping with a force that tears out fingernails. Reckless abandon. Admitting our weakness and forgetting our pride, we now see only one thing.

The water disappears in His gaze.

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