We’ve learned how to make a living but not a life. We’ve added years to life not life to years. We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbour. We conquered outer space but not inner space.
“you will go back to Germany, for there has been One down here Who has done the whole work in your place before you came and He has finished it. He did it instead of you, so there is nothing left for you to do, it is all done.”
Like this sea captain, we shall need to change course when confronted with the truth of God. God’s truth is eternal truth, it doesn’t change and it is we, us, “me” that needs to be adjusted to God.
It had never been posted! Therefore, the letter had never reached the man she loved with her message of acceptance to his heart’s desire for marriage. What pathos is in the outcome of an undelivered letter!