Can we become so focused on the process of getting to our destination that we miss out on opportunities along the way?
Do you need to be reminded to live out your mission? Do others around you?
What about the guy who didn't make the "apostolic cut" in the Bible?
For all this talk about naming each generation and classifying their personalities, I have never met an entire generation at once.
It can be intimidating to think about living up to God's calling, but He is with us along the way.
Finding out that Jesus offers us reconciliation with God is amazing, but He has much more in store for us that makes following Him even better.
We each may have wished that we were in charge of things, but maybe that role isn't really what we should aspire to.
Sometimes, our detractors aren't just a character in a fantasy story who can't hear well. How do we deal with feelings of uselessness?
Once we get picked for the team, then what?
As an audiophile can tell you, a computer playing notes from a score doesn't replicate the beauty of a gifted orchestra performance.
Jesus was - and is - a lot of things. If we miss out on some of His roles, we miss out on getting to know Him more completely.
Nobody likes a no-win situation, but what if we knew that we had everything we needed to succeed?
Most Christians would recognize an idol in the shape of a man or an animal, but are there other forms that an idol can take?
If our body is a temple, who was it constructed to honor?
Farsightedness can sometimes be fixed with reading glasses or holding things far away to read them. The spiritual equivalent can't be solved quite the same way.
Even if we feel like we have the attractiveness of a bulldog sometimes, God still has a purpose for each of us - and doesn't see us like that at all!
Do you ever feel like you aren't where you want to be? That could be where you're supposed to be.
There is a level of alignment in our lives that cannot be reasonably ascribed to sheer coincidence.
We may look forward to something better in eternity, but this doesn't replace the work required of us here on earth, first.
In our walk on earth, there are not only ways that we can "get a life", but also still better ways to really start living.