Missing In Action
Just exactly how important are you? Looking at our picture today, assume you are the match removed from the line.
Now then, are you a:
You get the idea!
In any of these roles you are part of a bigger picture in this life. Yes, life will go on without you, but think of how it is different when you don't fill your role. How does that affect others.
Sometimes, there is someone else who can step in and fill the gap, but that's not always true, and others may suffer, physically, emotionally and more importantly spiritually.
If the Gospel is the fire on the left, and your co-workers, family members, children, employees, neighbors and friends are the un-burned matches, look at what they need. YOU!
You and I may be a lot more important than we give ourselves credit for. We may be the only thing to keep the fire burning in other's lives. Let us not be found missing in action!