Romans 13:11-14

Wait For The Lord

When I was a teenager, people would sometimes tell me that these were the best days of my life. I was skeptical. The point they were trying to make, I think, is that my physical needs were provided for without my having to pay the bills. Thoughtful, attentive adults tried their best to make sure I learned history and math and music and manners. I had a great metabolism, and a part-time job that was pretty fun and gave me a small income that I could spend on milkshakes and CD’s and cheap jewelry that turned my skin green. Now that I think about it, there were some pretty good things about being a teenager. But still, I think that anyone who says to a child or a teenager, “these are the best days of your life” has forgotten what it’s like...