Last year during a house group meeting, we were asked what our dreams were and what was standing in the way of them being achieved.
Since returning from the Maasai land in 2012 I'd had a passion for becoming involved in some kind of charitable work that would support Maasai children into education. I had no idea where to start, what to do and what would be involved.
What stood in my way was the new teaching job that I had taken up within days of returning from Africa. I soon found myself in a cycle of work - sleep - work and my dream was put on the back burner.
Sometimes we wait for God to send us or to call us. We pray 'here I am Lord, send me,' we cry, 'break our hearts for what breaks Yours,' and we procrastinate by using or perhaps misusing scripture to tell ourselves that its not time yet, its not our season.
Could it be that while looking for the green light, we don't notice that actually there isn't a red light - nothing to tell us, 'No, don't go there'.
So I'm making some tiny, unqualified steps in the dark. Do you want to come with me?