Circular Thinking

The seventy-two came back rejoicing

Luke 10:17
Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalms 66:1-7,16,20; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10:1-12,17-20

In a New York Times Science article, a respected psychologist explained in some depth (I won’t bore you with the details) what he believes to be the reason why so many men refuse to ask for directions when they are lost. According to the psychologist, the key to this mystery may be the fact that, because of the way we are “wired,” men and women use fundamentally different strategies for navigating. And so, the psychologist opined, one possible answer to the question of why a man won’t ask for directions is that no matter what the street signs, the clock, or other clues may suggest to the contrary — he just might not think that he’s lost!

Funny, huh? But I know what some of you are thinking. These days, with the widespread use of GPS technology, women, and even men (sorry guys) can easily find their way almost anywhere using that little box mounted on the dash, or calling up the navigation app…

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