The Hunt for Big Foot

The Mystery.

Big Foot is a big deal here in the South. There’s a whole following - a very serious following - attempting to hunt this guy (animal?) down. 

Since moving to Oklahoma 15 years ago, I’ve noticed a very common bumper sticker on many of the cars out here:

Now, I realize that some people enjoy the fun of Big Foot more than the reality, but others have completely bought into the hype. 

There are documentaries on people who have sold everything in order to hunt Big Foot with the hopes of finally catching him. 

That’s a lot of faith and desire and effort for something that may or may not exist.

I think part of it is the excitement of the hunt. 

It’s the POTENTIAL of the reality that is enticing. 

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Humble Pie? Don't Mind if I Do...

The Fake.

My last blog post tackled the issue of pride - how to identify it and surrender it to the Lord. As I’ve been meditating more on this topic, I’m realizing just how crucial dealing with pride is.

See, I have a problem though.  Humility is a tricky thing. It’s often misunderstood.

I think the enemy realizes how powerful true humility is, and tries to twist it into something it's not.

My personality tends toward more of the passive, chill, prefer others way of life, with a sprinkle of some people-pleasing tendencies here and there. 

My problem is that my personality can occasionally LOOK like humility. I began to wonder if maybe I’m just naturally humble. (Maybe she’s born with it? Not hardly.)

This natural tendency tells my brain that I’ve got this area covered, I'm winning (with humility of course), and I can move along. No need to inspect further. 

Except that this is a lie.

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