from Shane's Muslim Connect
Boy, there’s a lot of news these days, isn’t there? Such craziness swirling around! Right in the midst of the hype and wildness, two gut-punch stories hit my news feed this week.
We’re building a set of mantras in our house, aphorisms that bundle up the ideas and values we want to guide our interactions as a family and how we follow Jesus. “Mess up, fess up,” for instance and “be grateful, not greedy.”
Have you ever tried to explain the Trinity to a Muslim? To a kid? To yourself? It’s a little tricky, isn’t it?
Most of the go-to analogies fall apart sooner than we’d like. And the distance between “it’s like this. . .” and “it’s a mystery that can’t be fully explained” is shorter than I usually prefer.
Here, however, is why it matters: