Pilate’s wife is a sweet reminder to me that obedience to what God has said is more important than what others do with the advice we give.
The Widow of Zarephath reminds me that even small acts of obedience and service can have an incredible impact on our world.
It’s so easy to think of God as some aloof guy who sees and treats us all the same, but he knows and cares for each of us individually.
I’ve been going about my merry way, thanking God for the opportunities in front of me, only to realize that he’s been whispering to me “This is good, but I have better for you.”
Let’s invite the Holy Spirit in and ask him to reveal those areas where we have drifted or settled for less than his best for us.
I suspect that rest is a lot more vital than we think and could completely change our lives if we were willing to give it a try.
No matter our jobs, our locations, our aspirations, or our callings, we all play an important role.
The beauty of wisdom is that it always sounds like Jesus and always leads to truth.
Allowing yourself to be led is a courageous decision, resting is rooted in wisdom, and choosing contentment is a sign of strength.
This recovering control freak is indeed walking out her recovery.