Dont-be-afraid-to-lookThe lion looked to the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to become the fiercest hunter on the savannah so that I can catch my dinner today.”

The giraffe looked the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to reach high for the juiciest leaves on the tree.”

The penguin looked to the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to swim with the speed and grace required to catch a bellyful of fish.”

The peacock looked to the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to display my beauty to the world today.”

The bumblebee looked to the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to get to as many flowers as I can today, so that I can do my part to bring life to the earth.”

God looked down and smiled.  He turned to the angels around him and said, “Now, if only my people would ask to become who I made them to be.  Now that would really be something.”

And He granted their requests.

You were created with unique skills and talents.

There is a purpose for your life.

Don’t be afraid to look to the heavens and ask for the help required to fulfill your calling.

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