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Something I found in the Darkness.

“I have learned things in the dark that I could never have learned in the light, things that have saved my life over and over again, so that there is really only one logical conclusion. I need darkness as much as I need light...” (Barbara Brown Taylor, excerpt from “Learning to Walk in the Dark”)

New life, begins in the darkness. I believe BBT also said this. After all, God thought up the universe in the midst of darkness. So much truth in those words. She talks about how instead of thinking of the light in our lives like the sun, we picture the moon instead. There is never complete darkness with the moon, the light it gives off simply waxes and wanes, allowing for some illumination, even in the night. While I am still working through this metaphor and have not perfected how to talk about and make sense of it all, I am wondering if perhaps God redeems darkness and seasons of darkness into something we wouldn’t have even found to be true in the light.

I don’t think I ever would have come …

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