Maybe the Point of Living Is...
To stop fretting about whether Life has a point and to just live like we are confident that there *is*? (Getting Unstuck Part 2...)
[Below is Part II of “Getting Unstuck” in Life; Part I is here: aghostinthemachine.substack.com/p/getting-unstuck]
What is the point of living? What if the point is actually to stop fretting about such questions? What if the point of Life is to arrive at a place, spiritually, where you just trust that there is a point? What if this is the proper role of Faith, because trusting God means having an abiding assurance that the ultimate power over our lives is held by a good God, and this blessed assurance frees us to get on with the business of living, fully expecting God to bring about real good, in and through our lives?
One hilarious and poignant scene from the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall that really resonates with me was the one from Alvy Singer’s childhood, where his mother is explaining to th…
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