Gather round. Pull up a chair. I’d like to tell you a true story about a woman we’ll call Shari.
When we realize that the gospel is a proclamation of good news, then we become heralds who interact face-to-face with those to whom the message relates.
I must believe that it’s when I reach the end of myself, I find the beginning of it all.
“How did you know what was in front of you?” She answered, “I held your hand and let you lead me.”
I’ve decided to stare at my weakness and say, “That. That is the place where I will focus my energy.”
Did God make a mistake when he made me? Are his promises for me too? Or just for men?
We must stop spouting ideals that are merely that- thoughts in our head with no real-world impact. When the Bible tells us to love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength, it’s reminding us that love is not just an idea or a feeling. It is with our strength too.
Even though it feels like we live in a man’s world, we don’t. Men don’t own it even though some may claim it as their territory.