Please read Mark 1:14-20
Jesus took a walk.
Along the shoreline
he watched four men working.
They fished for a living
and were plying their trade.
These "blue collar" workers
knew that you worked
until the job was done.
Jesus proposed a career change.
Walk with me.
Choose a different path.
"I see in you a teacher. I see in you
a preacher. I see in you a leader."
Interviews for this work were
unnecessary. Jesus knew the heart
of each fisherman.
Mostly what he knew
is that they would work
as if their life and the lives of others
depended on it.
They responded immediately,
got up and followed him.
What did they see and understand
about this man Jesus?
I suspect he loved them
unlike any man had ever loved them
and this love was clear and discernable.
Once, when I was twelve, I heard the call.
Now, I will follow the one whose love for me
has no limits, even though I will not'
always understand his words and
Moving to the deeper places,