It usually doesn’t.
In true dad fashion, he said, “Let’s just try it. If it doesn’t work out… no big deal!”
Now at that particular time in life, that was an offer I couldn’t refuse. He was encouraging. I could wrap my brain around these simple teachings I had heard since I was knee high to a grasshopper.
I didn’t have to figure this out all by myself. I could let go of all the grown up angst of life and simply play.
Nothing ventured. Nothing gained.
Let’s try. What do we have to lose?
Repair and Restore. We can’t do it alone.
“The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins and will raise up the age-old foundations; you will be called Repairer of Broken Walls, Restorer of Streets with Dwellings.”