When my side of the family gathered for Christmas, the conversation among some of us men turned briefly to politics and current events. I stated that government and media propaganda about shooters and terrorism of all kinds has people afraid of their own shadows.
But my dad and one of my brothers-in-law refuted my statement with convincing arguments that stopped me cold. Consider the sinister threat posed by your shadow.
- Stalks you everywhere. You can’t get rid of it.
- Is deathly silent. You’ll never know what it’s thinking.
- Becomes a shape shifter due to the effects of a bright orb in outer space. It becomes long in the morning and evening and short in the middle of the day.
- Disappears in the dark, especially when the lights are all out. Where is it lurking?
Are you afraid yet? You should be. No force on Earth can provide a solution. You’d have to be blind not to see it.
Be afraid…Be very afraid….
Or, if you’re a believer in Christ, you could consider another point of view.
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. – 2 Timothy 1:7