In today’s world we are expected to meet certain criteria or risk being labeled an odd duck. There is little in the way of risk taking that is acceptable compared with a century ago when risk taking was an everyday event. Some of risk taking is acceptable in the Military and the sports world but not within most other areas of society. It is something that has been regulated to conform everyone into the good-neighbor syndrome. There is nothing wrong with being a good-neighbor, I want all my neighbors to be wonderful and nice people, but there is something missing in people’s lives today.
Amusement parks have exploded in popularity around the world willing to fill in the need for excitement. The adrenalin rush we experience on a roller coaster fills a need we don’t realize within our minds.
Susan B. Anthony once wrote, “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation.”
Risking everything isn’t something most folks are willing to do, most folk’s wish a comfortable life, going willingly into a regulated life with little risk. Is that what God wants? Is the Christian message Jesus gave to the world, “Go ye therefore into the world, and make as many as you can comfortable.” We must be willing to be
Just like the first Christians, who were willing to risk everything, including their lives. So we should have the same convictions, even within our daily humdrum lives. How, you ask? Read your bible again for the very first time, believe what you read and take it into your heart. It will change your world unlike anything you have ever experienced. It will take you on a journey out of the comfort of this world and into the Kingdom of God.