But for the Grace of God

“…the truth is, you and I, we would never choose God. Left to our own devices, our eyes are dazzled, mesmerized by so many other pretty things, impressive things, important things, powerful things, would we ever look away long enough to search for a God we cannot see? No. There are so many other small ‘g’ gods from which to choose, the most attractive of which is… me…”