Here's the next installment of "Melodies with Meaning," where our columnists tell you about some of their favorite spiritual songs. Today, we're hearing from Sister Charity.
The world wants every piece of you.
The news: “Look over here!”
Politics: “No, me! Look at me!”
Social media: “Hi, let’s hang out for 10 hours. I’m sure you’ve got nothing better to do.”
Ya know who else wants every piece of you?
But the difference between the world and Jesus is that Jesus won’t get all up in your face about it. He won’t beg. He won’t yell. He won’t wave his arms in the air like those other distractions do, as their success depends on our attention. Jesus already won. And our success depends on Him. He simply waits till we’re ready, for us to come to Him, gently reminding us along the way that He’s still there.