That Time I Decided to Stay

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Jesus is constantly showing up in scenes where people have not so stellar reputations.

Adulterer at the well

Dinner with sinners

My own life

One of the biggest faith lessons I’ve learned on my own journey is that when Jesus enters the scene or walks into the room, the best choice I can make is to stick around.

to listen to what He has to say
to watch what He can do.

I spent a decade of my own life awkwardly walking out of the room, quietly excusing myself from the dinner table, and walking away from the well.

But, one day, too tired to journey on, I made a different choice.

I stayed.

I took a seat.
I leaned in to hear what He had to say.
I reached out and took the cup of water from His hands

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