I am not writing the story

“… There’s a reason I am not writing the story and God is. He knows how it all works out, where it all leads, what it all means. I don’t…. [I]t’s accepting there are things we simply don’t understand. But He does. And I see. At least a bit more.”

When we find ourselves groping along, famished for more, we can choose. When we are despairing, we can choose to live as Israelites gathering manna. For forty long years, God’s people daily eat manna—a substance whose name literally means “What is it?

Hungry, they choose to gather up that which is baffling. They fill on that which has no meaning.

More than 14,600 days they take their daily nourishment from that which they don’t comprehend. They find soul-filling in the inexplicable. They eat the mystery.

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