Something amazing happens when we allow ourselves to be surround by others...
...there's an added dimension.
...there's an increase of strength.
...an expansion of vision.
...an emergence of momentum.
...and the presence of a whole lot more fun.
As we've launched The Loft and began to see the response of kids and how their engaging God and one another its been pretty riveting.
But, perhaps the most significant thing that has happened to me, is the reality of a band of co-visionaries who are investing themselves whole-heartedly into the development of a force that will shape a generation of young people.
These friends have added strength, vision and momentum. They have been initiators with grand follow-through, demonstrating the power of encouragement, faith, belief and risk. They are my heroes and my friends.
So, as in those times with I simply sit back and reflect on what is transpiring among us, I see the truth that when each person contributes what only she or he can, the image before us begins to take on a shape and function greater than we could have ever imagined by ourselves - each life, heart and hand come together with the presence of God to bring something awesome into being.
Today... I am simply grateful for the people God has surrounded me with...