Deemed Necessary By John Blase | March 17, 2014 | 5 You may turn away from the complexity that is your life. But then you must live with the consequences of turning away. We wish upon some static star to bring order to our days. We forget stars shine only by burning, flames the requisite for grace. Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 1,054 other subscribers Email Address 5 Comments Alise on March 17, 2014 at 12:33 pm Weeping. Thank you. Reply R W on March 17, 2014 at 5:15 pm And my life becomes these words. Burn out bright. Thank you for this reminder. Reply Clay on March 17, 2014 at 7:06 pm Well, there you have it. Sir, you appear to have cornered the market on truth lately. (Or is that “always”?) Thank you. Reply Juliea on March 17, 2014 at 7:48 pm “You may turn away from the complexity that is your life. But then you must live with the consequences of turning away.” That would be- becoming who I am not. But it is so tough to carry on through it all sometimes. Yet walking away would redefine who I am. And I am not willing to be that person. Reply Susan Irene Fox on March 17, 2014 at 9:04 pm Your continual reminders of what it takes to be who I am remind me to look up to the One who desires me not to turn away. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.