When we came to Jesus, we gave up our sin and received forgiveness and eternity. However, we also gave up our life so that we can live His (God’s life) forever…so why do we hang onto to this present life so much?
The intent of a Rule of Life is that God becomes our source of growth and security; He becomes our Lord as well as our Saviour. A Rule of Life provides minimal structure upon which to cultivate some healthy habits.
Failure, loss and grief are the three big items that Christians often “spiritualize” in unrealistic ways, by denying the facts. In fact true spirituality is not an escape from reality but an absolute commitment to it.