Sometimes I pull triggers too quickly and sometimes I wait way too long. Sometime I make decisions without talking to enough key people and other times I blather on with way too many individuals for far too long. Sometime I don't have enough information and other times I have excessive intel, and the decision is still no easier!
My point here is that decisions and action are never easy and for everyone, we can either let that difficulty paralyze us, or we can do our best with what we have and live with the outcome. What makes this every more tricky to navigate is one other factor...
Then there are those who are out there, exposed, and trying to leave their positive fingerprints all over this planet for Jesus! They take tons of friendly fire as well as other shots, but they continue to give their lives for the cause God has called them too!
As I think about these two groups and types of people (of which I am sure I have been both at times), I find a growing distain for the first and a growing appreciation for the second. It is easy to do nothing and poke holes in everyone else. It is hard to risk something, knowing that there are going to be enough mistakes along the way that will provide ample fodder for those who are watching for any little crack to shine their light on!
For me, I want to be the kind of person who risks big for Jesus. I also want to join hands and hearts with others who are willing to do the same. When it is all said and done, we may have taken fire from the front and from behind, but I just can't see the other option as something that does much of any good for God.
Anyone with me?!?!