10443204_mJesus always invites; He never insists.  Peter’s confession redounds to him precisely because he said “Yes, Lord” to the invitation.  Every disciple has to decide every day to serve the Lord anew.  May I have the perseverance to be asked again, and to say “yes” today.  Lord Jesus, you bless my by inviting me to follow you.  The response that I offer strengthens me to be your faithful witness this day.