Putting On the Brakes
The only thing I would add to Anthony’s thoughts is that sometimes the brakes only work on one side, so, instead of stopping, we are redirected. It might look like all of our dreams are crashing, when in reality God is sending us to something greater.
Ultimately, that something greater is eternity with Him. If that is not our focus, almost every change we encounter will seem like punishment or His lack of control.
Think on that.
Pictures In the Dark
I am not supposed to be using a cell phone on a school bus. However, what you see in the picture below is the result of using my cell phone…on the school bus. But note, the brakes were on.
Yes, I used my old iPhone 4S to capture (there’s no click) an image of the instrument panel on my bus. Actually, I took a picture of only one part of my instrument panel: the part that showed my “service brake” was engaged.
As I was waiting for my bus to warm up, I sat there looking at the gauges, making sure everything was in working order. That’s when something crossed my mind that had never occurred to me before – the brake is actually performing a “service.”
The “Service” Brake
There is no “P” for “Park” anywhere on a school bus. In order to put a…
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