Inspiration: Psalms 139
You have searched me Lord, and you know me well.
You actually know me better than I know myself.
You were a part of my past when I made the best and worst of decisions,
and you are a part of my present guiding my steps in your will.
You will be a part of my future, yet my days are unknown.
You alone God, are my future, my everything. You are my ALL.
We often describe great moments in our lives as vacations, births, marriages and more, but for me…it was the moment I discovered my purpose.
Here’s my story.
Experience: Discovering God’s will for my life.
A question that exploits the inadequacies in our perfect lives.
A question that could muddy the clearest of minds.
A question that curves the straightest of paths.
A question that could push you to stumble and fall.
A question that could reveal your desires and dreams.
One simple question. A question to change it all!
Our lives are predetermined at birth by the hopes and dreams of the ones who have come before us. Governments drill math, science, art and history into our minds with the hopes of igniting a spark; but we continue to wander aimlessly through twelve years of adolescent life. Only to enter a brand new world, and check a box on a form stating, “I will be ______ for the rest of my life”.
Fear is a powerful thing. Fear grips you emotionally, physically and spiritually and holds on tight until you grab a hold of something bigger. That could be faith. That could be hope. That could even be love. However, does fear ever truly leave you after you decide to let go? What happens when you get a hairline fracture in your armor? Just like water, fear exploits the weak and slowly seeps back into your life until the dam breaks. Then you’re right back where you started and now more scared than you’ve ever been before.
Commitment is such a huge word!
To devote everything in you to a cause or person also means giving up control…
What we fail to realize as adults is that when we were young, we would blindly commit to everything.
the road of commitment was endless. Why?
Because we knew without a doubt that if we gave it our all, our benefits would far outweigh our efforts. However, there’s this point in our lives between childhood and adulthood that our drive to commit outside of ourselves disappears. We begin to seek the self in everything, because let’s face it –