The final tale in our Forging 2016 series ends in an epic tribute and summit of Wheeler Peak. But what does forging conquerors really mean? Is in only in victory, or in something more that we conquer? This tale shows us that only those in the arena will know.
Ten thousand people, maybe more, people talking without speaking, people hearing without listening... as big as the world has become, as crowded as it has become, our ability to become isolated in the crowd or lost in the masses has increased with it. And yet, deep inside our souls, we are begging to break that isolation, that silence; and in doing so have our voices heard, have someone recognize we are there, and really listen to us. For it is in this acknowledgement we become fully known, we start to heal or progress in our lives, and when we finally truly find joy.
We are inundated every day with commercials and advertisements that preach to us about all of the products, food, clothing, makeup… that we absolutely “can’t live without!” Even in doing the “Christian” things such as the act of going to church, prayer, and hanging out with Christian friends doesn’t fully sustain us. So what will?