The Unconventional and Comfort Zones
Throughout history there have been people die while standing on their convention because it was their convention and anything else was, therefore, unacceptable for consideration. In the early 20th Century young women were flying solo in single engine aircraft from East Coast to West Coast. There were stodgy old farmers walking behind a plow and mule who would look up at the plane, disgustedly shake their head and declare, “If God would’ve meant for man to fly, He would have given him wings!” The very thought of possibly using something unconventional like a flying machine to advance the Kingdom of God in the earth was as foreign to those old unimaginative minds as the thought of the Red Sea splitting to deliver Israel and advance them to the promised land was to the Israelites. Instead of possibly seeing God as the source of inventiveness that, for the first time in history, was bringing reality to a most unconventional yet efficient means of travel, it was viewed as people taking unnecessary risks and playing around wasting time and money when they could have a real job like walking around behind a mule all day. Determination to resist the unconventional at any cost will not only hold back the resistant individual but may cause him to influence others into abandoning their dreams and creativity which would impact future generations and vision. One may ask oneself, “When I reached my comfort level and began living my routine within the bounds of my preferences, did God then cancel all further dreams, visions and inventiveness regardless of the needs and challenges of coming generations?” Is our only requisite that our comfort zones not get jostled?
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