Sunday, July 16, 2006

Take Nothing With You Today's gospel from Mark speaks of Jesus' command for the disciples to "take nothing for the journey." Imagine if Christians today could truly follow this one! Imagine traveling through our lives, each is its own mission field, carrying no agendas, no preconceptions and no judgements against another except the call to follow Christ completely! Imagine being as transparent as water to every soul we meet! Imagine meeting a transparent soul! One without pretense, without all the baggage we carry from past hurts and the bitterness that builds up over time when we feel we didn't "get" our fair share? Imagine the light that could shine through us and through others if we could but "carry nothing" but Christ?
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