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Reach Beyond

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Originally published at road2wholeness.com on 6/14/17

Welcome Back!  Thank you for taking the read today and another stroll with The Road2Wholeness Blog.  This is officially the last blog in “The Reach” series.  Today we reach “Beyond”. 
Well, when it comes to reaching beyond, we can apply it universally to many or all things.  Particularly though, my mind was called to a question that I asked God over a year ago now.  Let’s begin with the foundational scripture for my thoughts today.
Genesis (4:2-5):
“… Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil.  In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the Lord.  And Abel also brought an offering—fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock.  The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his offering, but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor.  So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast.”
Initially when I read these scriptures, I thought…  What’s the big deal?  Both men gave of w…