While I still know nothing about gardening and have nothing short of a black thumb, I see the value in the gardening metaphor.
Lately, I’ve been finding myself bracing for impact, but that’s not how God has called me to live.
Allowing yourself to be led is a courageous decision, resting is rooted in wisdom, and choosing contentment is a sign of strength.
The truth is, the best remedy for my control problem is not to try to control my behavior further, but to focus on what Jesus willingly did for me.
Instead of feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of steps in front of you, I pray that you would have the courage to take a single step toward him, following him along the way.
I’m figuring out how to let God be my protector instead of trying to protect myself. I’m removing my RBF mask.
I encourage you to spend some time sitting in silence with the Lord today and ask him what today’s step is. It’s amazing how he can speak so clearly when we give him the space to do so.
We’re not called to live in the victim mentality but we are made to live as beloved children of God!
Let’s move past the pattern of apathy that’s so easy to fall into and let hope invade our hearts and minds.
Transitions can be precious times of increased dependence and reliance upon the One who is wholly reliable.