"Are you moving in?"
but take no bread, no bag, no money, no extra shirt
3 Reflections . . .Resources
the resources for the mission are in the mission field itself
the most important resources are PEOPLE (leadership devel)
become dependent ... find yourself dependent on God – that’s faith
become insecure ... your securities have become your limitations
become empty ... the better to offer Jesus alone
become poor ... and find yourself truly resource-ful
the past, whether success or failure, does not travel with us
leave your baggage behind!
success: a soccer move, too often repeated
Abraham (story with the kids, Genesis 12.1-4)
Mrs. Annie Johnson (her grandmother), Arkansas, 1903
"I looked up the road I was going and back the way I come,
and since I wasn’t satisfied,
I decided to step off the road and cut me a new path" (p 22)
meat dumplings for a nickel, 3cents cooled down at the other factory
transparency, live among
supply, in the mission
Jesuit tradition, affairs ordered, life simplified, leave in 24 hours
Resources:Maya Angelou. 1993. Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now. New York: Random House.