Ed Welch on Saying, “nothing has changed,” and Meaning it

Ed Welch has written a moving piece about the life and loss of a friend to cancer. He also addresses some great questions at the same time:

Imagine what life would be like if we could quickly say that nothing has changed when we encounter snags, inconveniences and down-right tragedies. Unshakable. Utterly unshakable. Barely a bump on the road. Imagine life without the angry outbursts and swoons of despair or the long gaps of faithlessness before we turn back to Jesus. Well, we can both imagine and aspire to these things. Welcome to the age of the Spirit when what was previously impossible becomes normal.

Click here to read the whole piece.


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