Why Is It So Hard to Believe?

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Author and blogger Becky Eldredge asks some thoughtful questions in response to the 3-Minute Retreat: Received with Thanksgiving:

How many times have we heard phrases such as “We are created in God’s image and likeness,” or, “God doesn’t make junk”? I cannot count the number of times I heard these words! Why, then, is this basic principle of our creation so hard to understand about ourselves and about other people? Why is it so hard for us to believe that God is still part of our ongoing creation, that God is awakening goodness in us, that God is calling goodness out of us, and that God is birthing goodness into the world through us?

Read the rest of her reflection here. How would you answer Becky’s questions?


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