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Wonderland

Posted on Feb 22 , 2015 in Faith & Life Lessons

Wonderland

© By Brad L Hodges
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1 Corinthians 2:9

However, as it is written:

‘What no eye has seen,

what no ear has heard,

and what no human mind has conceived’–

the things God has prepared for those who love him –

It was much pleasanter at home,‘ thought poor Alice, `when one wasn’t always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits. I almost wish I hadn’t gone down that rabbit-hole–and yet–and yet–it’s rather curious, you know, this sort of life! —Alice in Wonderland

How often are we like Alice in Wonderland rather than believers in eternal-land?

We progress through life, often jumping down rabbit holes, blindly obeying the ‘mice and rabbits’ of humanity hoping to find some magical place of happiness. It is a ‘curious sort of life’ to be sure, but it doesn’t prepare us for what happens after we die.

As humans trapped temporary here on earth we feel compelled to find our Wonderland in things; money, new cars, bigger homes, larger TV screens, sexual escapades or bigger promotions.

Climbing ladders, bridging our castles with cash, manipulating others for self-gain, keeping up with the Joneses, going faster and faster to reach perceived destinations, these are the sort of life so many choose to pursue.

But when the end comes those bottles marked “drink me” that we’ve consumed like Alice in Wonderland amount to little more than Kool-Aid poured down the drain of life; empty remnants of a temporary existence we can’t take with us.

God has a better plan and it is so amazing, so incredible, so eternally thirst quenching that ‘no eye has seen, no ear has heard and what no human mind has conceived’ what He has prepared for those that love Him.

Now isn’t that a rabbit hole worth jumping down with those kind of promises?

Stopping for a reality check and assessing what we have stored up for our soul and spirit rather than obsessing about our 401k and retirement is a much better investment in our eternal future than our short-term existence on earth.

Want to know how to find that rabbit hole?

‘Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. —Matthew 7:7

Rather than follow the rabbits of life down blind holes, follow Christ to a prepared eternity you can’t even begin to imagine.


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