The Best Part of Wanting to Change the World | Sojourners

The Best Part of Wanting to Change the World

I'm thankful that God rarely answers our constant requests wanting to know the future.


Because if we knew, we'd never move forward. We'd be tempted to do what Jonah did: He ran the other way.

I can tell you right now that if I knew what the past year or the past 10 years would be like, I'd have been in complete paralysis. I have no idea what the next decade holds for me, but I no longer want or need to know. It's in good hands. I'll just do my best. Live by grace. And trust.

I'm a dreamer. Yes, I have my bouts with cynicism, but in my heart of hearts, I am a dreamer and an idealist. I believe I can change the world. But over the years, I have learned an amazing lesson:

The best part of wanting to change the world

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