I click on the World Meters page and watch the numbers rise and fall before my eyes. Over 7 billion people on the planet. 119,439 births and 83,458 deaths so far today. Woah. And there’s only One who has every hair on every head numbered. Only One who welcomes each person to earth and watches over their last breath. Only One.
You see, we can never be big. Only God is big.
And we can never be small. Because God says we matter.
We tend to get so focused on size in this world. How many Facebook friends do we have, how many people came to our party, how many contributed to our cause? We have arbitrary numbers chosen in our mind that mean “big” and others that mean “small.” And all the while God shakes His head with a bemused smile and says, “That’s not what it’s about at all.”
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