Everything that exists had a starting point . . . including you. You may have started on purpose. You may have started by accident (from your parent’s perspective). You may even have started through the magic of medical science. Whatever the circumstances, you had a starting point and it began before you were aware of it.
Physical life is one of many starting points. Your formal education had a starting point. Your career had a starting point. Your romantic life had a starting point. Your experience as a parent had a starting point.
Faith has a starting point as well.
Whether it’s sitting next to a new friend at lunch, going to a birthday party, or watching a game at someone’s house, all of us have benefited from someone inviting us to something. But there is an invitation we can extend that could help change someone’s life forever. And the opportunity to extend that invitation exists now, more than ever.
We all want to be in a great relationship. But great relationships don't automatically happen because we found the right person or because we made a promise. They happen when we strive to become the person we're looking for.
Halftime adjustments can make all the difference in sports. It’s also true in life. In fact, it’s where we find ourselves at this point of the year. It’s July and this is a great season to make midyear adjustments. In this series, we will discover practical ways that will help us prepare for the second half of the year. It’s not too late to finish strong. It’s only Halftime.