Puddle stomping?

My friend, may I ask you a question? Life has many pitfalls; should we be avoiding them, always looking for some way to go around them? Or should we faithfully walk through them trusting that God has a purpose?

My friend, life’s a story, welcome to This Passing Day. I’m Mark Brunner.

A number of years ago I was walking with my grandson James down our driveway; a driveway full of small potholes. He was five and had a whole different perspective on life than his Grandpa. It had rained and the indentations were filled with pools of cool water standing around, just waiting to drain away, but their time had not yet come. As I walked with him down the driveway I made it a point to step carefully around each pothole so as to avoid getting my feet wet. James, on the other hand, couldn’t really see the point to that. While I stepped around the holes, he saw it his job to step right in and watch the water splash up around his little ankles. I saw the pools as danger and he saw them as anything but. I guess it’s all in your perspective, and min