“Be still and Know that I AM GOD” That was my answer when I petitioned the Lord about a pretty important life decision that I felt needed to be made – now! I had been stressing, obsessing, fretting, worrying – trying to make sense of it all. Asking questions, reasoning it out and when I stopped striving long enough to actually hear the answer to my question – this is what God said.
In other words, “Laurie, stop stressing, obsessing, and trying to figure this out with your limited human mind.” I already know the end from the beginning, the direction that I would have you go, I know your purpose and how to get you there. I AM GOD! Let Me be God!”
I have been feeling like I was hanging between two ropes – one in one hand and another in the other hand pulling me opposite directions. Afraid to let go of either one but knowing it is necessary in order to get anywhere. I can’t continue to hang on to the past while reaching for the future. I can’t continue to hold on to my expectations and reach for God’s will. I can’t continue to live out yesterday’s purpose while pursuing today’s. I must let go!
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