If I were to imagine myself there in Bethlehem all those years ago, walking toward baby Jesus in His manger, I imagine I would be met with an inner conflict. Yes, this baby is to be the Savior of the world; however, I think I would be wrestling with the thought of how dirty I felt in His presence. He was born as an act of love to save me, yet if this baby could comprehend all the struggles in my brain and all the sins I wrestle with…well, wouldn’t that be a tad inappropriate?
The old phrase, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” is one of the biggest lies to ever penetrate our society. The wounds from the words of others have left a far more lasting impression upon my heart than the physical wounds I have received.
In a beautiful, yet little known track called If I knew, off of his latest album, Bruno Mars sings: "I wouldn't have done all the things that I have done/If I knew one day you'd come." The entire song is about how when he meets the woman of his dreams, he wishes he could … Continue reading Bruno Mars Wishes he had Chosen Purity?