This post is written to link with Five Minute Friday: write for five minutes on a one-word prompt. The prompt today is “deep.”
It’s easy to stand at the edge.
Looking on from the safety of the sidelines,
Longing to be part of the action,
But at the same time, drawn to the comfort and security
Of solid ground beneath us
And something firm to hold onto.
It’s harder to take a few steps,
To test the boundaries of our comfort zone and venture out,
But drawn by the beauty of the deep.
Too often fear overwhelms us, and we stop,
Stay in the shallow water,
Where the edge is not too far away,
And our feet can still find solid ground.
Do you hear the call deep within
To leave it all behind:
Take the plunge into deeper water,
Letting go and stepping out,
Trusting him to be our security,
Our solid ground?
A daunting call,
But the best place to be.
Will we rise to the challenge?