Jesus and Palm Reading

    "The goofy thing about Christian faith is that you believe it and don't believe it at the same time.  It isn't unlike having an imaginary friend.  I believe in Jesus; I believe He is the Son of God, but every time I sit down to explain this to somebody I feel like a palm reader, like somebody who works at a circus or a kid who is always making things up or somebody at a Star Trek convention who hasn't figured out the show isn't real.
    When one of my friends becomes a Christian, which happens about every ten years because I am such a sheep about sharing my faith, the experience is euphoric.  I see in their eyes the trueness of the story."

Don Miller in Blue Like Jazz, page 51.

I can't tell you how many times in this book (a little more than halfway right now) I have read some experience Miller has and said, "He's just like me!"   I think Miller is right, all the evidence in the world for the truth of the Bible feels meaningless in comparison to seeing the life-change Jesus brings to someone.  Maybe if we saw that more, we would stop being so picky about our commitment to Christ.