Lighten the Load

Lighten the Load

In Acts 27, we find the Apostle Paul as a prisoner headed for Rome. On the way, the ship he’s aboard gets caught up in a storm. The captain fears a shipwreck is inevitable. The sailors are filled with fear. In desperation and a last-bid effort to survive and stay afloat, they began throwing cargo overboard.   With their own hands, they lightened their load (Acts 27:38).   I wonder how often our lives become so full of “stuff” that it takes a storm to help us reassess our priorit...