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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

From Mark Mallett: The Tiger in the Cage:

Mark

MARK MALLETT

—SPIRITUAL FOOD FOR THOUGHT—

The Tiger in the Cage

 

am like a tiger in cage.

Through Baptism, Jesus has thrown open the door of my prison and set me free… and yet, I find myself pacing back and forth in the same rut of sin. The door is open, but I do not run headlong into the Wilderness of Freedom… the plains of joy, the mountains of wisdom, the waters of refreshment… I can see them in the distance, and yet I remain a prisoner of my own accord. Why? Why don’t I run? Why am I hesitating? Why do I stay in this shallow rut of sin, of dirt, bones, and waste, pacing back and forth, back and forth?

Why?

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