This post will be more complicated than most. Can you handle that? I'm pretty complicated. Want proof?
- I was talking to a lady in our church a couple of weeks ago, and told her that I played the piano at the church. Her face lit up, which made me feel great.
- She mentioned that her brother-in-law is a fairly well-known church musician in Nashville.
- Being the well-connected "in the know" guy that I am, I said that I admired her brother-in-law and the ministry that he does for the kingdom.
- She came back this Sunday and told me that her brother-in-law had never heard of me.
- I was hurt.
Then, it sort of dawned on me that I am pretty forgettable. Wonderfully so. As a worship guy at a church, I don't want people to know my name. I want them to know the Name above all names. One lady's face beamed when she found out who I was, and that inflated my pride. The Lord was good to help me deflate pride in the exact same way.