I’m almost finished culling for the summer portion of my Live with Flair book. I come upon this quote from two years ago, and I’m struck again by the truth of it. It’s just this: “They received more than they knew to want.”
For readers just joining us this year, I’m including the full text from June 26, 2012 below. What I love about rereading this blog is that it’s true! Over the past two years, I’ve received from God more than I knew to want. He brought things into my life I didn’t even know I wanted.
I’m learning that I don’t know what I want. I just don’t. That’s why I find it so intriguing when Jesus asks that very first recorded question in the gospels, “What do you want?” I laugh and cry all at once. I imagine the disciples stammering around a bit, maybe even stuttering as they simply say, “Rabbi, where are you staying?”
In other words, they have no idea what they want. They just want to be with Jesus, to know where He’s going to be. I think, after all this time, that’s finally what I want too.