The Danger in Securing Our Futures

Over at The High Calling, they’re talking about “the danger of securing our futures”:

Chasing security in my career limits the use of the gifts I’ve been given. When I say yes to a narrow band of safe options, I disregard any promising alternatives and turn off the gifts that might be seen through those alternatives. Unwilling to take risks, I end up keeping the gifts to myself.

That isn’t all. By keeping the gifts, I limit what others could gain. I pull my gifts off of the production line in a way that others cannot receive what I have to offer.

Did Mary understand this when she said to the angel, “I am the Lord’s servant. May it be to me as you have said” (Luke 1:38)? She seemed to know she couldn’t keep Jesus to herself.

Read the whole thing here.

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