When I read stories in the Bible, I try to put myself in that character’s place, to try to really understand what they are thinking and feeling. Honestly, I have to do that because there are just so many details left out. What exactly did they say? And how did they say it? And what were they wearing when they said it? This lack of pertinent details drives me crazy.
And don’t even get me started on Bible feet. These people had no socks, no proper shoes, no $30 pedicure at Nail Star over by the Walmart. Bible feet are scary feet. I’m just sayin’...
Because the truth is that I do have one. And it’s full of things that I like to keep right there next to my heart. Some are good and pure, and some are...not. I keep my family in there, my husband and my son. I keep my home in there and my friends. I even keep my church and all the ministry that we do there tucked inside my jar.
So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple. Luke 14:33