Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

“The spiritual life cannot be made suburban. It is always frontier, and we who live in it must accept and even rejoice that it remains untamed” -HOWARD MACEY “Safe? Who said anything about safe? Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good.” -C.S. LEWIS The past few months, I’ve been reading and processing  John Eldredge’s book called Wild at Heart.  A great book that has impacted the season of life that I am currently in.  Though the primary audience for this book is Christian males, I believe it speaks to everyone (male or female) and how our faith is being lived out.  I’ve been personally reflecting on my own faith and what it means to live as a Christian.  There’s many different ways to answer and describe that question of course.  But from what I’ve experienced and seen, a  few general words to describe it would be: safe, comfortable, and settled. I think a lot of us resonate with those descriptions of our Christian lives but give two different reactions.  One reaction is that we  simply agree with the description because it’s true and are satisfied with the way things are.  The second reaction is that we realize that it describes us so well yet we’re unsatisfied reading that description.  We’re left wondering why our faith and life isn’t described as bold and fearless like the stories we read in the Bible.  And if we’re honest with ourselves, we all feel like that there is something missing and yearn for something deeper in our Christian lives.  I think this desire of wanting something more and deeper reveals that we have...