Dropping Our Nets to Become Stewards
By Jane Rutter
Director of Stewardship and Planned Giving
Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri
You never know where life will take you, how one opportunity or one decision will change the course you are on and render obsolete the singular vision you have adopted as the path to fulfill your purpose. This is the way of Jesus.
When he says, “follow me”, he is offering us the chance of a lifetime. Drop your nets - whatever it is that scoops you up and catches you in its clutches – and begin this great adventure of awakening the Spirit of God in those you meet. Come walk the dusty roads, come knock on doors, come offer Light to all.
There is a stirring in our souls that yearns to be called, to be inspired, to throw out all the useless stuff we have gathered and time we have wasted and say “Yes” to Christ. “Yes, I will come and follow you. I am done possessing. I am finished with time. Come and fill my anxious, tired heart. Let me give as you have.”
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