When you’re feeling like a jumble of contradictions, you can resign yourself to muddling along or you can ask to be made rock-solid. One takes a lot more courage than the other.
“[W]e are . . . half frazzled, half expectant, half turned toward You, half rather not. . . . Easter us. . . .” Walter Brueggemann
“[R]enew a steadfast spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10