It’s really easy to put people in boxes and then only see the box, not the person.
I know, because I’ve done it.
I also know what being put in a box feels like, and it feels like one big misunderstanding. How many of us feel misunderstood? How many times do we misunderstand others?
I’ve been walking out this Christian life for longer than I recognize (because God chose me before I chose Him) and I’m finally getting used to the fact that so much of this life intertwined with God is mysterious, upsetting, unnerving, practical, impractical, hard, easy, ugly, and beautiful. It’s complex,like I am.
Life and people are full of complexities; when we box them up we take the easy road.
Read the rest of my article over at (in)courage today.
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