Recently God has been using two books, Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend and Soul Care by Dr. Rob Reimer, to teach me that I am still a work in progress. Some days I succeed and some days I fail. Through the Holy Spirit, my goal is to bring God glory in all that I do, say and think.
In Boundaries, there are illustrations on how living with boundaries is necessary to protect one’s good and keep out the bad. Remember the parable of the Good Samaritan? Yes, he bandaged the injured victim of a robbery, found a safe lodging for him, and found a caring person to help the injured person recover. Let’s imagine a little…but what if the injured person insisted that the Good Samaritan stay and take care of him until he recovered? Maybe the Good Samaritan was on the road traveling to a business appointment to broker a camel trade? Read more