This is a great post about the importance of process in our lives and our faith..
Am I Straining at the Oars?
by Janis Cox
A few weeks ago I took a full week art course in Experimental Watercolour by Kal Honey at the Haliburton School of the Arts.
One of the quotes Kal posted was this:
Detach from outcome. Commit to process.
I kept thinking about that all week. I am a doer – I look for outcomes. So in my paintings I look to see a pleasant product.
But that week, Kal kept saying, “No, explore and see.”
I fought this. I fought this with every fibre of my being. I didn’t want to watch and explore, I wanted something beautiful right now.
Then I read Oswald Chambers from July 28.
It is the story of the storm in the Bible from Mark 6:45-52.
The disciples are straining at the oars. They have a goal. But their efforts are not producing…
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