07 Oct Heart to Heart with God: Day 126_Direction
by Michael Bluemling Jr.
365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015
Day 126- Richmond, Virginia: Direction
How recently has it been since we have thrown up our hands in the air and asked ourselves what in the world is going on with our lives? Where are we going and what is the direction that God is leading us in? We are like sheep in the wild searching for our daily meals, warmth from the sun, and protection from attack by another animal or our own kind. God is the Good Shepherd who provides us with all the comforts of our lives, along with the resources to meet our primary needs of food, water, shelter, and safety.
The bottom line is without God leading us on the path that is designed for our success we will be alone and soaking wet in the middle of a thunderstorm or even worse a category five hurricane. This is not an easy task that we are asked to complete with the faith of God leading us. There are times while driving down the road or while on a walk alone we simply say, “Jesus, please fix this mess I cannot do it alone”, as we throw up our hands in perplexity. That feeling of being helpless is the worst feeling in the world and not knowing what is to come is a close second. Most people just want peace in their lives with no drama. However, in a world filled with evil and pain we have to be thankful for our blessings as we focus on the love of God vs. the lies of satan.
From Proverbs God gives us a clear message on the direction that we need to be going on as we obey Him, “The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps”. God is giving us the tools to do the job no matter the circumstance. When the devil attacks us through an ex spouse, a nasty boss at work, or through a conflict with a family member we simply must cry out to Jesus to make it all tolerable as we get through the conflict. We do not have to walk alone on our journey with God.
Our Lord and Savior always has our back, leading us in that one direction with Him. In our minds it may seem hopeless dealing with some of the obstacles that are placed in front of us. It is depressing at times to even deal with the messes of life. However, as we all know God is with us and there is nothing that we have to get through by ourselves. It does hurt at times and many days we do cry, but in the end Jesus will prevail in all of the battles that we face on our behalf. Amen.
Reflection Day #126
Three takeaways towards your journey with God: