Do you remember what it was like growing up? I do… And I miss those days.
Not only because of the freedom I felt when I was riding my bike with friends. Or rollerblading down streets by myself trying to go faster.
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Those were great. But there’s something else I miss from my youthful days.
I miss the imagination I once had.
My imagination used to run wild. I would imagine myself as an astronaut. Flying into the dark abyss of space and discovering new worlds.
Or maybe it was the times playing G.I. Joe. I vividly remember Duke and Snake Eyes and Scarlett battling the evil Cobra. Snake Eyes would climb up the yellowed power cord of a light we had hanging in our living room. Read more...
Too often we think of ourselves as ineffective and weak. We cannot change the world. Or so we think.
So we go about our ordinary, everyday lives. Waiting for that moment of greatness.
I’ve got news for you and me. Our moment of greatness will not come from sitting on the couch, by ourselves, twiddling our thumbs.
It just won’t. We weren’t created for individual greatness. We were created for community. We were created to feed off of each other. We were created to be great together.
This is first shown in the Bible with Adam and Eve. They were created for each other. To rule over the land.
We’re also shown this in Genesis 11:5-8.
Here we find the story of the tower of Babel. Read more...