Out of all of the alternatives for life, in my experience whole-hearted Christian living is the most effective way of lightening the loads of life.
The two sons represent two immature ways of relating to God: rebellion and childish obedience.
The crooked lines of our lives, when lived and walked and breathed in God, leads to the freedom of which we dream.
We can easily fool ourselves, justifying our misleading motivations and numbing our senses to the signs given by God
In our more reflective moments we suspect that it is Jesus himself whom we are actively crucifying.
At any hour of the day or night Jesus is inviting you: “Come now, let us talk this over.”