I know we’re not close friends. You make me nervous. But I want to make peace with you anyway.
Because I need you.
Without embracing you as a partner in my life . . .
- I don’t move forward,
- I don’t fulfill my purpose to honor God,
- I don’t take chances, make mistakes, get messy (to quote one of my heroes, Ms. Frizzle).
Like it or not, Risk, we’re in this together. God wants us linked, so let’s get going.
Tomorrow, I may try to push you to the back of the bus again because you do make me nervous. Just don’t let me kick you off the bus altogether. Work with me. You understand, right? You know me better than I know you.
But for today, we’ve got things to do.
So come on, Risk. Buckle up, everyone! To the bus!
Your reluctant but willing associate,
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How comfortable are you with risk? Let’s talk in the comments.
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