And a decision made is only equaled by the effort in keeping it.
To not look back, or venture where I’ve been, to not allow my thoughts or my heart to drift into old ways without permission from both parties, and to also not stay stationary, but to plunge forward despite what is happening on either side.
While in the secure upstairs room where the disciples and Jesus shared their last meal, Jesus made 3 staggering statements among many.
Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the works themselves. Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. John 14:11-12
And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it. John 14:13-14
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever-the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. John 14:16-17
Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them. John 14:21
In Christ, connected with God the Father.
The Spirit in us, voicing for us.
Knowing the Word, committing it to heart and keeping in step with it.
Loving regardless of circumstances, doing greater things, daring to ask and believing for audacious results.
If I want to tell exciting stories, I can’t just lead a normal life.