the youngest, we often usher along.
hands pushing, pulling.
reaching for them, bringing them along.
this way. that.
leaving them sometimes unsure of the uphill, the other side. the getting through.
maybe why god said follow.
it is in the step by step after that we learn the strength already given.
while walking by the sea of galilee, he saw two brothers, simon (who is called peter) and andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. and he said to them, “follow me, and i will make you fishers of men.”immediately they left their nets and followed him.
and going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of zebedee and john his brother, in the boat with zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them. immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.
matthew 4:18-22 (ESV)