Writers are a neurotic lot. We feel like we have to write or we’ll bleed out. But we also want people to read what we write and interact with the words or what’s the point?
Getting our words to the reader is no small task. Usually a writer has to run through a gauntlet of queries, proposals, outlines, contracts, editors, graphic artists, marketing plans and other hoops to get our words to you, the readers. Third World countries go through regime changes faster than some words get published!
Blogs have changed all that. Now it’s just you and me, baby. You can read the words, wrestle with them, smile, cast stones, grab a nugget of truth, leave a comment, and be on your way in minutes. Sweet.
Why Call It Pilgrim on the Loose?
The dictionary defines a pilgrim as someone on a long journey that’s often spiritual in nature. Life is the longest journey any of us takes and everyone makes the trip. Furthermore, God originally intended life to be a spiritual experience, so that makes all of us pilgrims. What, then, does it look like to live a spiritual life 24/7? That’s what this blog is about.
A lot of people think God is found only in church and He ought to stay there and not meddle in the rest of life. Sorry. Too late for that. This whole world is His and He’s out “walking the property” every day. It’s our job to figure out what He’s up to, where He’s going, and how we fit into His plans.
Think of Pilgrim on the Loose as a quick refueling stop for people on the run, who are hungry to know more about what happens at the intersection of life and faith. C’mon, let’s do it. You and me. It’ll be fun.
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