I took a week off from drinking espresso and cappuccino. Instead, I had Rooibos cappuccinos which has the appearance of drinking a proper Italian drink, but none of the shot in the arm effects. (No, I was not miserable or grouchy, and I did not have a withdrawal headache.)
I happen to be going through quite a bit of pressure on a few fronts. While under pressure, what one wants is Babyccino; what one needs is a dose of the strong stuff.
DOSE: Devotion, Obedience, Suffering, Empathy. Jesus “was heard because of his devotion“ and “learned obedience through the things that he suffered.“ He became “the source of eternal salvation” and our high priest who is able to empathize with our weaknesses. He understood, embraced and walked through his own DOSE of reality.
“Jesus loves me this I know, everything will be OK, I don’t have to worry about anything, and he will meet all my needs.” These are all...