Did you know that we were actually made for fellowship?? For relationships??
That we feel most fulfilled when we’re helping others…
when we’re interacting, hugging, laughing…
smiling, talking, embracing. Those are all basic human expressions. But they are best used when AROUND OTHERS.
Fellowship might just be my favorite aspect of life.
Sure, there are times when I’d rather be alone…
sitting in my pj’s on the couch with some Cheerios and milk and the Bachelor.
But that gets lonely over time. And I start to crave interaction.
You can have fellowship with your husband, your family, your friends, your children…
your dog, the guy on the corner asking for money, the grocery store checkout girl.
To truly have fellowship with others, you first have to open yourself up. Make yourself vulnerable to rejection and judgment.
To some, that act of opening up can be a deterrent.
Don’t let it be.
The most beautiful thing happens when we make connections with other people.
We love one another.
We think, we debate, we laugh, we cry…
We’re exposed to new ideas, new ways of thinking…
We touch, kiss, hug, embrace, smile…
We do these things.
Because we were created for fellowship.
It’s what ties us all together.
We crave it. We need it.
I like that.
QUESTION: Do you think you’re a good friend? Finish this sentence. We were created for …….
**Pictures were from my fabulous weekend in Asheville, celebrating Lindsay’s birthday! Lori & Michelle even drove in from Charlotte to spend the day with us. It was a wonderful time of fellowship! Lots of food, trail running, Bikram yoga, fro-yo, Greenlife, and a funny story about getting into a truck with two complete strangers. Good times.**