Just when you think things are going smoothly, they don't anymore. You read those time management books, watch the videos on becoming a minimalist, and make your five year plan. If you could just make the predictable part of your life more manageable, then maybe the unpredictable part will fall in line and get with the program.
Things don't work that way, do they. Woody Allen said, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” The best comedy often comes from a dark place. Other people's painful experiences are funny when delivered with comedic timing. Because we can all identify with having the rug pulled out from beneath our feet.
If we don't laugh, we'll cry.
And we don't have to get cynical because God doesn't laugh; even when we're not looking for him, he's walking with us on the painful stretches of life's journey.
These are some of the things we explore in the 18th post from our book blogging project.
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