To humble you and test you. . . by letting you hunger. Have you been there? Have you not been there? Who is “you” anyway?
“To gain control of the attention is the sole aim of all spiritual disciplines.”
Tto quote rather famously, “Oh Jonah, he lived in a whale [2x] / For he made his home in / That fish’s abdomen . . . but it ain’t necessarily so. Indeed, the story of Jonah is not about that fish. And the book is so easy to read—just four chapters—that we ought to wonder: Has church focused on the unbelievable word in this book in order to not hear the undesirable word from the book?