The most unremarkable thing ever.

the egotist in me wonders why i never get a comment on my blog. sometimes i go to my site just to see if there is a comment even though i know that, if there was a comment, it would be forwarded to my email account.

i surprise myself with my own vanity sometimes. i mean really, i don’t log much and what i do log isn’t necessarily compelling to anyone but me, but there is still that part of me that wants to be recognized and acknowledged.

will anyone even read this post? who really cares? seriously, in the end this is mainly a cathartic action for me mixed with a bit of exhibitionism. It would be cool to have someone read and react to a entry but one would need an entry worth reacting too. so, i suppose i will just have to settle for the purging benefit this journal this journal allows me.

I did just check and if you do a google search for mark miron, this blog does come up as #1 on the list, so that’s a comfort. Anyone looking for mark miron will find this site. it’s like i’ve got a corner on the ‘mark miron’ market, so i’m like famous or something. it’s a long stretch but my ego likes it and that is good enough for now.

still, if you read this blog, comment. my ego will thank you… no, actually my ego (i must depersonalize at this point relegate my ego to the third person for reasons of shame) will probably bask in the recognition of it’s own importance for a moment and then ponder the next wonderfully insightful entry we can add to this blog, trolling for comments, so that the ego can bask again.

Here’s good idea, i’ll comment my own blog so that way when someone reads this they will be more like to respond and have a model for what a proper response could be. that’s it, people just need some guidance with this commenting thing, that’s all.

Acts of the Disciples

I’ve been thinking that since we are made in God’s image we are 3-in-1 just like Him. I’ve espoused this for a long time. Just recently though I’ve thinking of who we are and how we are made and the relation of that to the work of the Holy Spirit. It seems that conversations on the work of the Holy Spirit fall easily into the realms of the mental and the spiritual but on the issue of the physical, there is a nod to the possibility but a feeling of improbability. Why is that? Is it truly a balanced way it express/explore our faith?

We pay lip service to the fact that God can interrupt our natural life without any expectation that He actually will. Maybe I’m just interjecting my personal reflections into the intentions of others, but does seem it be the case that we live our lives like we are cessationists no matter we proclaim to believe.

I’m painting with a broad brush here, I know. It is just that generally speaking, I have heard the same thing time and time again, “Oh yes, God can do that (insert supernatural occurrence here) but let’s not be too hasty about it happening here and now (implied).” It just doesn’t mesh with what I’m reading in Acts. Daily God invaded their world of the flesh just as He did the mind and the spirit. Continually working in and through them to accomplish His will.

I pray for the faith to believe that the book of Acts is an open-ended story that is still being written today and the courage to live in that truth.