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"If You Fall, Fall On Me"

Last summer, during my trip to Costa Rica, me and a few tour-mates went on a canyoneering/rappelling adventure tour. It was a beautiful experience; traversing along a stream in a mountain and rappelling down when the cliffs were too high. It was the first time I’ve ever done rappelling and it was a thrilling experience. In very non-technical terms, in rappelling, you descend cliffs with a rope attached to your harness, gripping and releasing the rope with your hands as you lower yourself down. But you’re not alone. At the bottom of the cliff is your spotter, who holds the end of the rope, and who controls your speed.

So at the highest cliff of this tour, I was 60 meters above the ground below and had to leap, relying on the spotter below to keep me from pancaking at the bottom. My life depended on the spotter.

The other night, I was sharing prayer requests with a friend. His request was for wisdom on how to rely on God more and to understand that He has a plan for him. As he was…