Last night, Quinn's owner wanted to take him for a walk. Quinn's collar was off, but he would not cross that perimeter. Giving up on coaxing Quinn out onto the street, his owner finally lifted him up and carried him across the invisible barrier.
How often do we do this? How often are we tethered by our sins, our failings, our past? We confess our sins, we are forgiven but ... we can't get past it. We are kept from new experiences, new events, new people. We are stuck in a yard of our own design.
Remember Jesus calling out to Peter to walk on the water towards him? Peter tried, and then fear overtook him. He sank.
What if Mary had let fear get the better of her when a mighty angel appeared and asked if she would assent to being the mother of the Savior?
Imagine Paul, in chains. He could have simply given in, given up, allowed those chains to be his reality.
What is keeping you stuck? What fear is holding you back? Most importantly, why are you not trusting God to carry you over any barriers in your way?
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