“Don’t think you have to put on a fund-raising campaign before you start. You don’t need a lot of equipment. You are the equipment, and all you need to keep that going is three meals a day. Travel light..."
Matthew 10: 9-10
Thankfully, none of our luggage went MIA on that trip, as it had on a couple of previous trips. Of all the missing items, the only one I really grieved for was the Bible I had used and relied on since 4th grade. Missing luggage new meaning to Jesus's message about aligning our priorities with His.
Jesus tried to tell and show us that the transient, the tangible things of this life are never meant to last, much less be depended upon. He taught and showed us that the things of the spirit are what we should cling to.
Jesus calls us to claim everlasting treasures that can only be found in Him. Shall we fill our bags for the journey with fruits such as love, joy, peace, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23)?