February 18, 2013

Ponder: Here's the thing about cages: sometimes we don't even know they're there. Sometimes the walls seem invisible: culture, stereotypes, economics, wars, anxieties, traditions. Sometimes we even LIKE our cages – they feed us, make us feel safe, even delight us with reflections of our own beauty. Deep down, though, we know we were created for more. So what's stopping you? And how might God be calling you to break free?

Pray: God, help me to test myself and my limits today. Help me to push up against the walls - heck, help me FIND the walls that have defined me. And if I'm not quite ready or able to break free, today, God – at least crack a window for me, so I know what else is out there. Amen.

Photo credit: Elissa Johnk