Out of that understood unfairness, instead of conviction, I sat with my guilt.
Guilt isn’t helpful.
I’ve never heard anyone being stirred to action because they felt guilty about an issue—it’s a very passive emotion and a selfish one. It’s relating every issue back to me.
Source from: InterVarsity Blog: Life After Summer Missions.
Urbana 12 is InterVarsity’s 23rd Student Missions Conference, December 27-31, 2012 in St. Louis, MO.
That is the feeling of some of those who came back from their Short Mission Trips. Guilty is what they felt after seeing what they saw on the trips. But you cannot just sit on it for the rest of your life. You have to move forward, overcome the feeling. The questions you should ask yourselves are:
What should I do after this?
How should I react or response to it?
What is the next step that I need to take?