Dr. Ray PritchardDr. Ray Pritchard is the president of Keep Believing Ministries, in Internet-based ministry serving Christians in 225 countries. He is the author of 29 books, including Stealth Attack, Fire and Rain, Credo, The ABCs of Christmas, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, An Anchor for the Soul and Why Did This Happen to Me? Ray and Marlene, his wife of 43 years, have three sons-Josh, Mark and Nick, three daughters-in-law--Leah, Vanessa, and Sarah, and seven grandchildren. His hobbies include biking, surfing the Internet, and anything related to the Civil War.
- 2005 May 17
During lunch with a friend today, we were talking about how fuzzy life can seem at times and how our busyness actually makes things fuzzier. As my friend spoke about a vexing situation with no clear solution, the phrase "deep clarity" popped out of my mouth. He stopped and said, "That's good." And he wrote it down: deep clarity. "That's what I need right now," he said.
I'm not sure where the phrase came from or exactly what it means, but it rings a bell in my soul also. I don't know exactly how to find it, but I know you don't get deep clarity by increasing your level of frantic behavior.
The Lord never said, "Hurry up, and know that I am God."
He did say, "Be still and know that I am God."
Deep clarity sounds good. Would you like some? You can have it, but you will have to slow down in order to find it.
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