“Don’t Grow Up, It’s a Trap” & Other Lies

“Don’t grow up, it’s a trap.”

That’s the way the picture of a street sign read in a whimsical Facebook post. I think most of us can identify with the desire to forego the roles of adulthood and return to the memories of endless summers without a care. Yet, the simultaneous reality produces a conflicted heart, because all at once I desire the simplicity that childhood affords while pursuing the freedom that can only be provided commensurate to maturity. In a very real way, I believe this statement is symptomatic of a deep seeded problem within our culture today.

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Be a Man Your Family Can Count On


A while back my son moved up to a booster seat instead of a car seat because he’s almost 4 now, so he is a “big boy”. As I was loading in his new seat, the Lord totally called me out on something: “Am I driving my family down the path the Lord has called me to? Am I even driving my family at all or am I sitting in a car seat?” That was a punch to the gut.

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