During practice this week with a weak team working on building strength, I asked them to all write their definition of truth.

What’s the truth about the picture above. The sky, clouds, and sea are easy. What’s that lurking beneath the fin? Dolphin or shark? What’s lurking beneath with nothing exposed on the surface? Can we ever know with certainty? So, team, here’s the rest of the story I wrote on your whiteboard.

John 8:32 – And, someday you will know the truth and the truth will set you free.

Richard Rohr translation – Someday the truth will set you free, in the meantime it just might make you miserable.

Btw, team, I think knowing you’re weak is the alpha and omega of building the real stuff – strength that endures doesn’t come from muscles. Slow down. Reflect. Good…

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