The Word speaks of mystery.
My earlier years didn't include mystery.
They included many answers, explanations, and facts. But mysteries were avoided because these didn't contain touchable/tangible rationalization.
Yet as we grow to accept mystery in this vast kingdom called God's, there seems to be a surprising peace which had yet been experienced. That seems odd to the control freak; me.
John Eldredge wrote, The more comfortable we are with mystery in our journey, the more rest we will know along the way. He continues with attention toward life's paradoxes that Paul pointed to in II Corinthians 6:10, Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
Eldredge, then, follows with a tremendous shot, And if we are willing to let go, we'll discover something most surprising--that all is ours. That is why reaching to possess is one danger of which the heart alive must stay wary. Those who have given up caring aren't tempted by this. But once we know what we want, we must learn the grace of release.
To learn the grace of release.....yes, a most surprising life will follow. The mystery....will always remain mysterious...and we are glad.