Proverbs 4:25-26 Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.
Ever feel like you are in a tug-of-war? Even with God? Every day we live out a faith adventure that can feel like a game of tug-of-war: a battle that we fight against the invisible. On the enemy’s side of the rope, the opponents are lined up, ready to take us down and pull us into a pit: fear, doubt, guilt, insecurity, comparison, inadequacy and lies. And one more thing. It can also be us wanting to be in control, playing our own version of God and believing all the lies. It keeps us from looking straight ahead. On the faith side of the rope, standing firm and ready to fight are: confidence, identity in Christ, compassion, forgiveness, competence and truth – and there is God on that side of the rope. Yet, we are the ones pulling like a tug of war. But we can climb that rope toward God as well. Which are you right now… pulling back or climbing forward? Read today’s devotional selection by Henri Nouwen Society on link below.
Dear God, I so much want to be in control. I want to be the master of my own destiny. Still I…read…read more
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