The best premarital counsel I ever received: I was marrying a sinner.
It’s recently come to my attention — and I’m surprised more people aren’t expressing their concern over this — that we’re daily exposed to the potentially very dangerous chemical compound Dihydrogen Monoxide.
I find that as I meditate on the gap between the severity of my helpless condition and the Lord’s insurmountable grace toward me, and how He so mercifully and sovereignly chose to make me “alive together with Christ,” my love and appreciation for Him deepens.
After a week-long “short-term mission trip” to La Union, a small village a rattling half-hour taxi ride from Xicotepec de Juarez, I found myself offering to return and volunteer for a year, helping out however I could. They accepted the offer.