“Hoist the sail, lift anchor! Let us move out to deep waters,” says the Lord.
You wonder: “What about the storms and the people I leave behind?”
The Lord would say to you in response: “I am calling you out into the deep water. I am calling you away from the distraction that so easily entangles you. I have plans for your life and I am calling you deeper so that I can impart what they are. Will you leave the distraction behind and focus on me? I know your heart for the people you love (I love them too!); will you give them to me? Will you lift anchor and sail with me into the deep waters?”
Psalm 42:7 NASB
Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls; All Your breakers and Your waves have rolled over me.
But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.