I knew exactly what I was doing. How difficult could downhill skiing be? After ignoring the instructor’s lesson on how to ski, I made my way up the hill and started going down. Panic set in when I realized that I did not know how to slow down, stop, turn, etc. What do you do when you realize that you are in trouble on skis? You just fall down and tear the cartilage in your knee. Did I mention I was on the bunny hill and my ego was forever damaged?Read More
Posts tagged "instruction"
Warnings and Rewards
Warnings are not usually perceived as an opportunity. Instead, I often see them as an obstacle that is preventing me from experiencing something that I am very interested in pursuing. What if a warning was actually the opening of a path to a better way?
Imagine you were driving up a mountain and one of the roads on the mountain was closed due to falling rocks.Read More obedience, instruction, warnings
The Need to Listen and Obey
It was a bright sunny day when a wind surfing instructor stood teaching eight young and enthusiastic 25-year old students. They listened, but after ten minutes of instruction seven left for the lake. They were confident they had heard enough, though the instructor was not yet finished.
I was watching this and noticed the only one left listening was my young husband.Read More Holy Spirit, instruction, hearing and doing