One of the things I appreciate about Jonah of the Bible is that he’s real. There’s nothing hidden about Jonah. He wears it all on his sleeve and yet, God used him. To me, that meant as I read about Jonah, that there was hope for me!
Chase the dream, it's worth the wait.
As Jesus said, “It is impossible that no offenses should come.” Opportunity to be offended will come, perhaps even today. The question is, what will we do when offense comes knocking?
The way to His presence is bowing low when everything within me says I need to prove how right I am.
I’ve noticed in our daily lives that we aren’t as forgiving with one another as we are with children when they draw on the walls. We are far more prone to paint over our their drawings than we are to forgive the faults of others who have failed to make "the grade" in our opinion; after all, they drew on our walls!