Today we read Jesus’ prayer to His Father in heaven. This is a beautiful and respectful dialogue from Jesus expressing His willingness to move on after completing the mission God set before Him. As I read this prayer, I could not help but wonder what it would have been like if Jesus had remained longer on earth. What if He had stayed to reign over all creation? But then I remembered that God’s plan is perfect. Jesus completed all the tasks He had set out to do. Jesus commissioned His disciples to begin passing down the gospel to the world. And then the realization hit me… God’s plan worked and I am a product of the success of that plan and so are you.