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Weird People

You ever been called weird? Strange? Out there? Different? All because you live for God?

If so, good for you. It means you're also extraordinary, awesome, usable, and set-aside to do great things for Him and thus, people. 

One of my favorite movies is The Matrix for several reasons. One being that Neo, the main character, was one of those people who didn't fit in. And that was the very reason he was the chosen one; the one to survive going into the Matrix to wake people up. There were no other Neo's, because nobody else believed in themselves as much as he did. Sure, it was a process to get to that point, it didn't come over night or without any sacrifices. Nevertheless, he was able to do unbelievable feats to save people, because he believed in a force bigger than himself. And that force was his power.

He was the hero.

So, just in case you may be feeling left out or like nobody gets you, please don't let that stop you from believing that God has something bigger and more significant for you to do. Please continue to put yourself out there even if you're ridiculed, laughed at, talked about, or whatever else comes with being you. Others can do extraordinary things as you are, but they are not willing to do them. They're not willing to go the distance, because they can't deal with standing out. They want to be regular and ordinary. They don't realize that standing out is outstanding. So they want easy, but the Lord doesn't call easy. He calls the people who are willing to survive during the storm and persevere through the fire. Then He chooses those people, because they accept being chosen -- they accept being used by Him.

It's a choice.

And you made a good one. So continue being weird or any word that connotes that, because you are courageous as Joshua was when he took over the reigns of leadership from Moses, which wasn't easy (Joshua 1:8-10). And also like Joshua, the Lord is pleased with you. Very pleased.
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