> Whisper Divine A PERSONAL STORYGo Back or Close............. HELP Personal Menu Home Lost Innocence Out of the Nest Starting Out Avoiding Potholes Resurfacing Ladder to Heaven Lay Evangelist Church Conflict ....... AVOIDING THE POTHOLES Potholes abound; ideas, concepts, doctrines which cause us to swerve; vary our course from that of love. Some potholes maximise the individual my standing in the community, my wealth or eternal reward, even my eternal salvation. Some potholes maximise the church; doctrine, liturgy, regulation; separation from others. Some potholes mask the way to God; introduce an intermediary priest, or prophet,..Jesus or Mary. Some potholes introduce new Gods wealth, power, or charismatic leader; scripture, tribe, national identity. Potholes abound traps for the unwary, traps that hold us, stop us, from following The Way that Jesus showed us.