Remember when the saying, “Let Go, Let God,” was a popular bumper sticker? It may seem a little cheesy, but what is the real issue?
Can you be described as a planner? Some people disguise their worry as planning. Do you think the more you plan, the greater control you have over your life or circumstances? Truly, our futures happen one step at a time and our sense of control can be fleeting. Knowing the future would make life boring, not to mention making us fearful or conceited.
Practice thought redirection as described in one of my posts in the Illumination Series. This series of posts is focused on self-care, a subject we often misunderstand. Check out the series:
- Illumination: A Series on Self-Care
- Clear the Brain Fog
- Thought Redirection
- Exercise for Brain Health
- Subdue the Green-eyed Monster
- Pack Up the Clutter
- Be Strong and Courageous
If you have faith in God and confidence in who you are in His care, you can accept each day as an adventure. Learn to take the good and the bad as it comes. Leave God’s job to Him and just do your part. Leave space in your day for Him to surprise you with His love and care.
Jeremiah 29:11, Living Bible: “For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”