Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Grand Canyon - 2 miles

I was reading through some old emails between Isaac and I, and I found this.  It is just absolutely, exactly what Isaac wanted his life to be about.  So, I'm making him a "guest blogger" today.  Enjoy, and be blessed!

I am extremely insecure in the fact that I feel absolutely powerless to accomplish something great in man's eyes. But you know what? I'm actually ok with that. My friends can earn their degrees, get their houses or apartments, cars, tv's, vacations, whatever, etc. I'm fine with them doing that. But I'm not content with doing that. I want to help to change people's hearts and minds to think, and reason more clearly. To make people take a step back from all those material things that make us happy but not joyous. I want to grow to know God more, to love and connect with Him more. When I die, I don't want to leave a legacy, I want my life to be like a sign that points to the Grand Canyon and says: "Grand Canyon 2 miles".  Most people will look at the sign and not even think twice about the sign in itself, but instead, will look forward to getting to the Grand Canyon. Do you understand what I mean? I think that is a perfect picture of what God is telling us. I'm there, but I'm not as important as I thought I was. and you know what? I'm ok with that too! God hasn't called us to impress man. He's called us to do what He asks.


  1. That's definitely Isaac...constantly challenging me. Awesome stuff, Jess.

  2. I like the idea about being a sign for the Grand Canyon.

  3. What a thought provoking post today! I want to be a sign to the Grand Canyon also!