When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken away from you?” “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied. “You have asked a difficult thing,” Elijah said, yet if you see me when I am taken from you, it will be yours – otherwise not.” – 2 Kings 2: 9-10
The old testament prophet Elijah experienced numerous miracles, and his understudy, Elisha, witnessed many of them. In their final conversation, Elijah told Elisha, “If God allows you to see it, you can count on being granted”; but we can’t help but wonder if Elijah was also saying, “If you can see it, you can be it. If you can visualize it, seeing it through the screen of God’s Word with your ‘spiritual eyes,’ it can become a reality in your life.”
Remember, low expectations trap you in mediocrity; high expectations motivate and propel you to move forward in life.