Small can become big. Zero cannot. Lack of initiative cannot.
“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…” Zechariah 4:10 NLT
Jesus gave us the parable of the growing seed. The farmer is not certain about how it all happens. Yet the seed initiates a process … first the blade, then the head, after that the full grain in the head … harvest comes.
Invest two moments in this post by Gary Barkalow …
Perhaps the increased understanding we desire about our life and calling can only be found in it’s offering (“activities”). Perhaps we are stuck, not for a lack of understanding, but for lack of initiated movement. Perhaps instruction will come as we create motion, as with a CD of beautiful music that cannot be heard or perceived until it begins to spin.
Initiate. Activate. Use what you have, starting now.
“Here’s a young man who has 5 barley loaves and 2 small fish. But what is this in the face of such a great challenge?”
It will be more than enough. What we use grows. What we don’t use, we lose.