Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


November 16, 2013

A positive minute: Patiently waiting


When faced with a problem, do you look for a solution or just do nothing but, talk about the problem and share it with everyone else instead of spending your energy on a resolution?

The choice really is yours to make. It all depends on the quality of life you want. Do you see yourself working through the ruts of life? There was a sign on a dirt road in Iowa in the early days of automobiles. It said, “Choose your rut wisely. You’ll be in it for the next 20 miles.”

Before the days of paved roads travel was difficult. Maybe you are finding yourself on an old dirt road in life that is filled with ruts. Be careful which rut you get into because you may find yourself not happy about your decision.

The latter portion of today’s scripture says; “Yet thy commandments are my delight. Do you want to have a delightful life? Follow and live by the commandments of the Lord God. You know the ones. They’re called the 10 Commandments.

If you haven’t noticed there is a correlation between the 10 commandments and the cross of Jesus Christ. The first three commands are vertical as they are between us humans and God. The remaining commands are horizontal as they are between each of us and how we treat one another. When you put a vertical line with a horizontal line it forms a cross.

Jesus once said that he didn’t come to do away with the law but, that the law might be fulfilled. He brought the love that was needed to round out the law so we can come to understand grace and its many blessings.

So, the next time you find yourself in the middle of someone else’s drama, step back from it and determine to find the resolution to your own situations.

This Wednesday evening at 6:30, I will be teaching on the Eucharist or, The Lord’s Supper and how important it is to come to the Lord’s Table for spiritual refreshing. We meet at The Fine Grind, 120 E. Washington St, Greensburg. Everyone invited.

The Most Rev. Michael Layne, PhD, ThD, can be reached at 614-2160 or,

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