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Passivity kills creation. It destroys the very core of who we were meant to be. Adam was passive in his calling out of Eve as she took a bite of the forbidden fruit. Instantly, perfect creation, innovation, and uniqueness dissipated. We became nothing more than normal and mortal. Do you realize your purpose, whatever it may be, is meant to be 100% different from every single person the earth? You see, our passivity invites monotonous behavior. It beckons in normality rather than a desire to vivaciously pursue the purpose for which we were made. Do you realize your purpose, whatever it may be, is meant to be 100% different from every single person the earth? People live satisfied in normality because the dreams and passions they had weren’t good enough to be fought for. In other words, they passively observed and even squandered away any opportunity of fulfilling their purpose.…Continue Reading
Uncertainty and the Kingdom
One of the most common questions I get as a friend, mentor, and someone who is continually changing places is “Where should I go?”, “What should I do with my life?”, or “What if I miss what God wants me to do?”. Usually I laugh.. because I ask the same exact questions. Yet, the more that I continue to walk arm in arm with God, the more I’ve wrestled with questions like this. The more they actually become less and less about locations and time, and more about the deeper things of life. Passions, callings, purpose, dreams. Actually, the more I ask those questions, the more I come out on the other side believing that knowing for certain what I should ‘do’ or ‘where’ I should go isn’t really the right question (and not that there is right and wrong, but you get what I’m saying). My friend Dan Baumann…Continue Reading