What Are You Hanging On To?

The Brew Is A Musing

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My Musings – He was seeking eternal life.  He had meticulously kept the commandments that Jesus mentioned.  He could almost reach it.  But there was one thing he lacked.  Something he could not let go.  There’s a scene from “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” that provides a great illustration.  After finding the elusive “Holy Grail” supernatural events intervene.  A massive earthquake opens up threatening to swallow the grail causing it to be lost forever.  Suspended over the gaping crevasse, hanging onto his father (Professor Henry Jones) with one hand, Indiana Jones (Junior) desperately reaches for the grail, just inches from his other outstretched hand:

Professor Henry Jones: [in an urgent voice] “Junior, give me your other hand! I can’t hold on!”
Indiana Jones: [straining to reach the Grail] “I can get it. I can almost reach it, Dad…”
Professor Henry Jones: [in a quiet voice] “Indiana.”
[surprised, Indy looks…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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