Sa katapusan ng taon ng ilang oras ang nakalipas Nagbigay ako ng isang mensahe sa isang ilang taon-end na reflections ko ay cloaked sa paligid ng "Aking Pinakamalaking Pagkakamali ng Taon." Upang aking sorpresa higit pa nakinig sa mensaheng iyon kaysa sa anumang mga nakaraang taon. Ang mga sumusunod na taon ginawa ko ang parehong na may mga sariwang, bagong mga pagkakamali. Muli, there was an enthusiastic response. I continue to make this a year-end message, but I am now doing an enhanced version online for some of my sites – thus what you are now reading.
On the surface of things, it may seem a little dark to ponder one’s mistakes, but I don’t see it that way, and neither does God. In the Bible, God consistently choose people who were prone to make mistakes yet went on to be stellar examples of lives strongly lived.
Peter, for one, was a mistake maker who went on to great things. His mistakes didn’t impair him from greatness. He took risks that often led to failure but always left a deposit of faith in him. He was able to walk on water when the others were afraid to step out of the security of the boat. He failed after a step or two, but he received an amazing installation of faith just the same.