It can be difficult to start anything new, but when it comes to finding your purpose and focusing, you have to start. So many times being scared about missing the mark keeps us from getting started, but God’s Mercy is new every day. If we miss the mark, we will quickly find out and will be able to start fresh. Too often we miss the mark by not starting at all.
We have to start because God is waiting on us to take a step. You can not direct a stationary object. It is not until we take that step in faith and start something that we can be told what next step to take, and then the next, and the next. God rarely gives us the full path in sight before we start.
Another reason to just go ahead and start something is because if you are not moving forward you are loosing ground. Every day that passes that you are not moving towards your God given purpose, are souls that are not being reached. It may not be that you are the one that will lead them to Christ, but what if you are the person who needs to invite the one who will?
I always said “I will never be a Billy Graham, but I can be a Albert McMakin.” I am not a preacher and I don’t believe that I have the calling on my life that Billy Graham did. But I can be the one that invites someone to church, like Albert McMakin did to Mr. Graham. I might just invite someone who does have that calling on their life. Without reaching the one, someone else may never reach the multitude. We all have to start somewhere. Only we can chose where to start our focus.
This blog is part of a #Write31Days series on Focus with prompts by #FMFParty. Write 31 Days is an online writing challenge, where bloggers pick one topic and write a post on that topic every day. Five Minute Fridays provides prompts and encourages writers to free write for five minutes on the prompt.