One of my top ten favorite moments in the Bible is when Jesus approaches the disciples in their small safe lives and absolutely shatters them with only one word.
Come and follow me, says Jesus. And the invitation he gave the disciples is no different than the one He gives us today.
He says, “come and follow me, and I’ll change everything. I’ll take your small safe life and give you a life that is bursting with meaning and fullness.” But we can’t afford to miss the way that the disciples followed.
They left it all behind. They recognized that the life of worth and adventure that they were seeking was within their reach.
So I guess what I’m saying is this, when Jesus invites you, get up and go. Don’t hesitate. Don’t bring your old life with you. Just go.
Molly Rose Morgen