Fear invites us to follow the path of self-preservation. However, if we follow that path long enough, we will neither preserve nor have anything to show for our lives. The original disciples of Jesus had the same tendencies at times. On one occasion, Jesus reminded them of what it means to follow him by saying four powerful words that still apply to his followers today.
We all have hopes and dreams of what we want to accomplish. One of those hopes we collectively have is to live a life of purpose. However, we will not live a life of purpose by accident. It’s only going to happen if we live with a plan.