Wonder vs. Narcissism

When Moses turned aside to look at the burning bush, he had no idea that this had anything to do with him. He was just curious. Imagine his surprise.

We live in a narcissistic age. Our curiosity has been consumed by our self-absorption. We assume that every burning bush has to do with us. We rarely feel surprised to be invited into God's presence and work. We assume that we stand at the center of it all.

We live in a wonderful age. Our highways are filled with burning hedges, calling and inviting each and every one of us to set foot on holy ground and join God in what he's doing in the world. Our ears perk up when we hear God's great invitations. Has anyone every had more opportunity to turn aside and meet God than we have every day?

But will our wonder win out against our narcissism?

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