One day I went on a canoe trip with some friends. One day I got up super early and found a cliff that overhung the water. I just sat on the cliff for a while and began to think of the things that matter most. While I was there I came to the conclusion that there must be a creator and that God exists. It was that day that begun the start of my new life. I changed, from a youth who didn't care much about anything, to a young man who desired to live his life to it's fullest. I have spent the rest of my life leading youth and educating myself to lead them better. This whole new adventure Jen and I are on with Youth for Christ stems from our desire to lead people to the same life changing experiences in order to bring out the best potential in every youth.
For example, the photo above was taken a couple weeks ago during our youth retreat. A dozen youth walked to the top of teapot mountain sat on the edge of a cliff overlooking summit lake and had an opportunity to think about life and the things that matter most.
I have been missusing this verse for way too long
Matt 6:34 (NKJV) Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today's trouble is enough for today
This does not say do not plan for tomorrow. Paul longed to go to Rome he said so in his letter to them, he even planned to go there.