When you wish upon a star
Makes no difference who you are
Anything your heart desires
Will come to you.
If you’re a Disney fan, you’ll recognize those words as the lyrics to the song “When You Wish Upon a Star” from the movie Pinocchio. It’s a sweet little song that tugs at our hearts. After all, we all want a fairy to wave her wand and make the wishes of our hearts come true, right? “God wants to help you realize all your hopes and dreams,” is the mantra of pop Christianity. But is it biblical?
Is God really there just to make all our hopes and dreams come true? Could it be that He has something better for His Kingdom in mind? Check out my recent article, In Your Dreams over at Borrowed Light.