Our lives may last many years – or few. The impact we have may be sudden – or gradual. The influence we exert may be momentary – or eternal.
Moses didn’t receive his calling till he was 40. He didn’t start his ministry till he was 80. It took one encounter with a burning bush – maybe 10 or 15 minutes duration – to change the world and create a legend.
Jesus lived maybe 33 years – but only 2 or 3 years doing his thing – but they were enough.
Every burst of glory needs some prep time. The wick needs to be teased out; the candle fitted securely in its holder. The flame held near.