God is a jealous lover

God is a jealous lover. He will not share you, so don’t give yourself to anyone but him. He’s unwilling to work in your will unless you’re willing to be entirely his, and his alone. He’s not asking for your help. He’s asking for you. He want you to lock your eyes on him and leave him alone to work in you. Your part is to protect the door and windows, keeping out intruders and flies. And if you’re willing to do that, just ask him, praying humbly, and he will help you immediately.

The Cloud of Unknowing, translated by Carmen Acevedo Butcher

David has been a systems thinker most of his life. He has started three businesses as well as designed and developed systems and processes in existing organizations. He has a Doctorate in Leadership and has also done additional post-graduate work in communications.

He has also pastored 3 churches and loves to think about, write about and podcast about scripture, theology, and leadership.

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