You know, I think I may have an idea of how we make God feel. Especially when we're stubborn, prideful, and in rebellion.
In 2018 I got some index cards and wrote prayers on them, asking for different things. I would pray through them every day. One of the prayers was for kids. Specifically that Casey would have a boy before she's 35. Her 35th birthday came and went. I prayed for a little longer. I want to say I was continuing to pray faith-filled prayers while we tried fertility treatments again. I didn't. The prayers changed from asking for a baby to asking God to remove the desire to have kids.
The world looks like it's losing its mind. It does make us worry. There have been protests in Hong Kong where police are shooting people. Insane legislation is being proposed in the U.S. Churches are being destroyed in China (even the sanctioned ones). I was reading the Psalms, and Psalm 146 stuck out to me.
I generally don't comment on current events much anymore. Except for this week, I don't have anything in my life that I can write about. It's a bit hush-hush at the moment, but you'll know by the start of 2020, at the latest, when you read the yearly wrap up. Recently 11,000 climate scientists declared a climate emergency.¹ Captain Planet had fallen in battle. Does anyone remember that show? Just me? Anyway, they put forth six things humanity needs to do to save the planet. I'm going to list them and then will say something from a Biblical perspective. After all, the tagline is "Pursuing a thoughtful Christianity."