Pleasure overpowered pleasure. Delight overpowered delight. One love overpowered another. I began to wonder if my problems in life were rooted not merely in lack of self-control, discipline, or personal will power, but were rooted in misplaced delight.
My name is Zach Smith. I am blessed to be the husband of Dorothy Smith and the father of Grace and Amy Smith. I work at Lincoln Elementary School in Sanger as a special day class teacher for students with various support needs. I love Jesus because He first loved me and I am delighted, challenged, tested, and free to get to know Him more each day. I love the gospel because it is the only hope I have for a relationship with a holy and loving God.
So my wife and I were arguing. I had just spilt a little coffee on the computer because I am clumsy and was stealing my wife’s coffee (who is not clumsy) as she was doing some work on the computer. In my preeminence as a husband, I took this as an opportunity to ask her to put a lid on drinks if they are near the computer (yep, I actually tried to pull that one off). Then it was ON.