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Crossings take us from one side of a road to the opposite side. I remember crossing the road from the hotel to the office in Ho Chi Minh City with my boss who was a tall American. He wanted to walk across the road in the mayhem of cars and motocycles and scooters. I declined my rationale being he would take much fewer steps than my shorter legs will need to weave through traffic. It was dangerous to me. He walked across the road while I took a taxi in safety. On another occasion in Jakarata. I had to cross the road from hotel to training centre. I took courage and stepped down to the road to cross the road, hoping the traffic policeman nearby would stop the traffic. He did not and instead stepped back on the road pavement.I had to follow suit. It took me more than half an hour to cross that road on my own.
Do you have to take several crossings on the to and from your workplace or shopping mall or supermarket? The are different safety regulations lin differet countries. Crossings are only at the green man or the overhead bridge or face a fine in Singapore, You may have it your way and jay walk and hope you get across safely in other countries.. Do take care when you cross the roads in foreign lands especially in the cities. In Japan however in the suburbs, the pedestrian is king over the motorist .
How are you doing spiritually in making crossings over rivers, land, or sea? With the Lord, you can like the disciples hear Him say “Peace be still”. When there is turbulence around us on land, sea or air, we can have the peace of God. Overwhelmed? then you need the Lord with you.
Mark 4: 38 But Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on the cushion. So they woke Him and said, “Teacher, don’t You care that we are perishing?” 39Then Jesus got up and rebuked the wind and the sea. “Silence!” He commanded. “Be still!” And the wind died down, and it was perfectly calm. 40“Why are you so afraid?” He asked. “Do you still have no faith?”…