Everything else is static

I was talking to a college student who was struggling with all the overwhelming things that came with college and being away from home. I tried to calm his nerves. I shared scripture and then I said, “just live, be you, and follow God,” basically saying that everything else is static. It seemed to work. Put things into focus. It showed how focus on God puts everything else in the right perspective. In fact, it became a Mantra for him and me both.

Live
Be Me
Follow God

But after further study and reading more of Os Guinness’ book “The Call” I’ve made a change. Os makes the case that we all have a call from God. Whether it’s the primary call to bring glory to God in all we do, or if it’s a secondary and more individual call, one should strive to live in that call in order to be the full version of oneself and live life abundantly. So instead of…

Live
Be Me
Follow God

I’ve changed it to…

Follow God
Be Me
Live

Following God should be first and foremost. In fact, everything else is static.

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