Confusion is the new wisdom

Erm, actually, make that the old wisdom. A quote from Martin Luther –

Discipleship is not limited to what you can understand – it must transcend all comprehension. Plunge into the deep waters beyond your own understanding, and I will help you to comprehend.

Bewilderment is the true comprehension. Not to know where you are going is the true knowledge. In this way Abraham went forth from his father, not knowing where he was going. That is the way of the cross.

“Bewilderment is the true comprehension.” I like that, and not just in a whole smug and self congratulatory way either!

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