Did you know that when a butterfly is born there is a process of inner development before the break through? Another key part of this growth of a butterfly is the principles that we learn once it is set free from the cocoon on the tree. The butterfly does not just start flying immediately once it has wings because it is necessary to grow strength and learn how to move in this new world.
The growth of a butterfly is like the growth of a Christian. We start as a seed and then crawl on the ground before we learn how to fly on our own. Can you see the importance of reading the flight manual in the Owrd of God before we take off? The unfortunate side of this is how so many never figure out how to fly because they become stuck on the ground. Learning to walk is often not the issue but learning how to grow our wings in the spirit of God is the most awesome experience that we can ever encounter.
If you have not discovered your wings or you feel as if they have been clipped seek God and look within yourself to discover something that you already have. How can we ever learn to fly if we are not willing to jump and how do we honestly expect to grow stronger if we don’t exercise our wings? Can you see the importance of your wings being balanced before your flight? Sometimes we have have to step out from the old to learn something in the new…
James A. Harrison