The thing is… I was a very proud girl. I never wanted to take the chance I might get hurt. Isn’t that funny? I was game for any exciting adventure that came my way, but when it came to risking my heart, I was a coward.
The very nature of the gospel is Jesus inviting the disciples on an adventure. To do what they’d never done and go where they’d never gone. Never a dull moment! You cannot follow Jesus and be bored at the same time.
Traveling light gives me a way to set down what would otherwise be the baggage of someone else’ decision to cling to well-worn path.
There are no smooth paths to success. You have to straighten many rugged roads and scale numerous walls for the ultimate triumph.
It does not matter when you begin and end the journey.
What matters is your willpower to begin and ability to complete the sacred journey.
Just then a familiar voiced spoke right in to Stephens’s ear which startled him as his eyes once again began slowly opening. “Don’t try to move or talk you two, not that you could if you wanted to anyway.
Still, I could find no good reason for not going. So I decided to go.
The Talmud states, “Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly now, love mercy now, walk humbly now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it.
You dare travel on the sacred road, although you may not know the end.
Fifteen men on the Dead Man’s Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!