I’m at a place called Vertigo
It’s everything I wish I didn’t know
But you give me something
I can feel....Your love is teaching me how to kneel
Transition can feel so disorienting and confusing. Too often this transition is aborted because we have been told that God is not a God of confusion. It's actually so tragic that people who think they are helping are often actually standing in the way.
I find it quite interesting that a rock band seems to "get it" and understand these things in a way many religious people don't. I guess when you spend the majority of your time out there where life happens in all it's complexity you learn these things as opposed to the sterile confines of that contrived environment where god is a god of order and absolutes and a belief system that tells you if you are confused it is the enemy.
When we begin to see more clearly the life of alienation/independence that we attempted to live and all it's illusions of security and certainty and we begin the walk out of that, you can bet there is going to be some shaking of the ground we stand on. As we begin to see it for what it is, we come face to face with our freedom to choose. To stay where we have been, the place a familiarity might seem safe....but who wants to settle for that if it is just an illusion?
What we are being offered is freedom. As we walk out of the prisons we have been living in, into that freedom, expect to feel a little bit of Vertigo.