Bring Me To Life

But about the day or the hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father knows.
— Matthew 24:36

Goofing off with Loretta in the truck outside of Trader Joe's, we were asking Siri (the male voice) some questions on our phones. Have you ever done that? Well, from updates on baseball scores, weather and traffic, he had all the answers. And then in jest, I asked him something nobody knows the answer to. I inquired, "When's the end of the world?" His answer hushed the truck.

Loretta and I sat silent, staring at each other with wide-mouthed grins. Typically, Siri will check the internet or offer some type of helpful pathway for most questions. But instead, he made a wish.

Now I admit, the sentimental side of me could have easily formed a lump in my throat, but I assure you, I pulled it together. It's just a computer after all! But his sense of urgency to enjoy life was something to take to heart. Amen? Even though he didn't know the answer, he gave us one.

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Bring me to life for one glorious day. Wow. Is that your heart's desire? What do you burn inside to do? Share Christ, celebrate health, spend time with family, make a difference, run on the beach? I'm guessing all of the above and more. Well, me too. And yeah, maybe with a little ice cream.

--Jimmy Peña

For Discussion: Like Siri, you and I don't have the answers about the end of the world or the end of the day for that matter. That's why we have to choose now. To accept Christ, to share Christ, to serve Him, to come to life! Along with that comes perhaps better food choices, fitness activities, as well as time for adequate and holy rest. What can we pray about with you today? List it below or simply say, "Unspoken" and we promise to lift you up. We don't have the answers, but we know Who does. Let's ask Him for one more glorious day.