The one about wing mirrors

Are you looking primarily backwards or forwards?

Honest about my faith

rear view in wing mirrorOur beloved Vauxhall Zafira died recently and we have replaced it with a larger vehicle. Our new car has nice big wing mirrors which are essential when you are on larger roads and you need to change lanes or if you are trying to reverse into a parking spot.

When driving, rear view mirrors are important but if you only look in them then you will crash.

You see, rear view mirrors are only for glancing in and I think that our past should be the same.

We can look back at our past and be really grateful for the good times, but if we look back and fixate on the past then we make it difficult for ourselves to live well in the present.

Sometimes we look at our past and only focus on the painful times. Thinking about how we have come through or being grateful for what we have learnt is healthy but if we…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Regional Minister for the Eastern Baptist Association in the UK (the views expressed in this blog are my own) and I am especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century.
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