Get going!

Every journey begins with a single step. (Maya Angelou, late American poet)

This adage has been expressed in a variety of ways over many years. Why is it that we so easily overlook this simple principle? We find it so easy to delay starting a project—especially if it appears to be difficult or time-consuming. Most of us have discovered, however, that after beginning to move forward, there is a great sense of relief, and we can continue more easily.

The Lord said to Moses, “Get going, you and the people you brought up from the land of Egypt. Go up to the land I swore to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Exodus 33:1).