I was having a conversation with a friend recently and we began discussing life’s processes. Often times in our lives, we can be headed down a particular path only to get to a point where something shifts and causes us to then move forward in a different direction. When the redirection is caused by circumstances beyond our control we can tend to feel like God’s mind somehow changed from the original direction. I offer today another way to think of it.
With any process there are generally multiple steps, and with each step we are closer to completing the process. When a redirection is introduced causing us to shift gears, it may just mean that God wanted us to learn all the steps or a specific step leading up to the redirection; once that step(s) is achieved God may have something else in store for us…hence the redirection. Just a thought. And so it is…