Hometown heroes

Then Jesus told them, “A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family.” Mark 6:4

Often the people who are closest to us are the ones who are least likely to embrace change in our lives. Whatever rocks our worlds is going to disturb their comfort zones as well. Imagine the awkward conversations that occurred when the disciples told their friends and relatives that they were quitting their jobs to follow Jesus.

Lord, use me to bless my family and friends.