"Over and over, my disappointments draw me deeper
into the mystery of God's being and doing.
Every time God declines to meet my expectations, another of my idols is exposed.
Another curtain is drawn back so I can see what I have propped up in God's place -
no, that is not God, so who is God?
It is the question of a lifetime, and the answers are never big enough or finished.
Pushing past curtain after curtain,
it becomes clear that the failure is not God's but my own,
for having such a poor and stingy imagination. God is greater than my imagination,
wiser than my wisdom, more dazzling than the universe, as present as the air I breathe,
and utterly beyond my control." - Barbara Brown Taylor - The Preaching Life, p.10
not sure if you can see it, but it's Toto who actually pulls back the curtain on the "wizard."
Dogs are so smart:)