Photo by @khjlees
Its time to bloom.
There is only so much watering, feeding, sun & deepening we are meant to experience before we are to show the inner qualities meant to be shared with those around us.
Some are meant to help in practical ways: fire, police, armed forces, EMR staff. Doctors, nurses, dentists, physios, chiropractors. Childcare workers, teachers. Taxi, bus & train drivers.
Some are meant to help support in sometimes less obvious ways: pastors, counselors, volunteers, receptionists, baristas & wait staff. The friend who brings a meal when you have lost a loved one. The person who pays a bill for you when you lost your job. The drive to the appointment when you don’t have a car. The loved one who let’s you cry on their shoulder, not saying a word but comforting you with their presence. When you forgot your wallet or your bank card, and they say don’t worry about it, the coffee’s on me.
Those who create beauty to bless us: in word, created images, photography, music, dance, craftsmanship, gardening, landscaping.
Those who inspire us to dream big and aim high:
The athletes, the inspirational speakers, the people who come to the aid of their neighbors in emergencies, those who seemingly start out with less who remarkably end up with more despite their lack.
Whatever your gift may be, the world needs you to know three things about it:
1. You were intended.
God designed you to have exactly what you will need to offer in the right time.
2. You are needed.
Your part added to the mix can never be duplicated by any one else.
3. Your contribution will, and does, matter.
Whether you feel its small or not, somehow as you offer it, God grows your part to become exactly what is needed.
The Son is calling you. Its time to be the you God designed, and bloom wherever you are planted.