22 October 2012

The Bird and the Tree

Sometimes you get to a place in life where you feel like you've gone off track, like somewhere along the way, you somehow misplaced your purpose and your passion and your sense of who you are; and when you stop and look at your life and who you've become, you feel like maybe... just waiting for the next season of Mad Men to come out isn’t enough, like maybe you're missing something...

We were meant to live for so much more. Have we lost ourselves?

Do you remember that song? Do you remember how often the stations used to play it? That one Christian song: funny how it was able to cross over into mainstream radio, and just connect with people, like it was giving a voice to what so many are feeling.

We were meant to live for so much more. Have we lost ourselves?

Seven hundred years before the time of Jesus, the nation of Israel had lost themselves. They'd gone off track and become estranged from who God had meant them to be. But into those colorless years, there stepped a poet, a painter of pictures,  a prophet named Isaiah. And among all the pictures that the prophet painted for his fading nation, there was the the bird and the tree...


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