Last month, I read this quote from Contentment: A Godly Woman's Adornment (On-the-Go Devotionals) by Lydia Brownback. This simple statement resonated with my very soul, and I knew God was up to something good!
Stepping out in obedience, even when we can't understand why or where it will all lead, is the only way we will find the peace we are yearning for...
See, the journey to peace isn't over. The next step in the journey is obedience. I can't step out in obedience unless I trust. Not just say that I trust God, but genuinely trust. My Theme Verse for 2009 sums it up best:
Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths.~Proverbs 3:5-6 (AMP)
As we adjust to R's job change (and the financial change that comes with it), CJ's fast-approaching adolescence, and my upcoming trip to Peru, I keep hearing God whisper Trust Me! I'm desperately trying to set aside my need to control and micromanage, and instead trust and obey.
I hope you'll buckle up friends and join me for the ride!