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Let Go Already
Posted By Chris Giovagnoni On June 18, 2010 @ 1:18 am In Employees and Culture | 22 Comments
Every “thing” I have and everything I am is a gift from my Father. God gave me my home, my car, my job, my wife, etc. Nothing is mine. I believe a lie when I think or act otherwise.
God gave me breath, and God gave me time. I did nothing to get them. I just have them. And I’m starting to think that I’m treating His generosity like a bad renter treats a home – with disrespect.
I could have been born into poverty and oppression like the children I sponsor. But I wasn’t.
You could have been born into poverty and oppression too. But you weren’t. Why?
I’m tempted to end this post here, with the profundity of “why,” but I don’t know what the point would be. I don’t know my point. What does a post full of unanswerable questions have to do with the children we sponsor?
I don’t know.
Maybe God’s telling me to let go. Maybe He wants me to put my faith in Him, to stop needing a reason for everything I do. Maybe He has plans for this blog and for Compassion’s ministry — plans that I’ve been getting in the way of.
I don’t know.
Maybe He wants you to let go of something too. I don’t know.
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