Maybe you need a change. The signs may be small, or perhaps just persistent. For example, restlessness, or regularly reliving the past without imagining fresh adventures. Do you feel way too cozy in your comfort zone? Do you feel stuck? God has a new and better place for you.
“God sees us as we are, loves us as we are, and accepts us as we are. But by His grace, He does not leave us as we are.” — Timothy Keller
Don’t avoid change because of challenges, because these challenges encourage us to change. Think about how stinky stagnant water gets. Keep moving. Don’t be afraid to jump into God’s flow and grow. Making a change involves time and effort. Decide to move on by seeing it as worth the work and realizing the benefits. Don’t allow fears and regrets to sneak in. Go for it!
What kind of move do you need? Relocation? School? Career change? Making new friends? Mental and physical health changes? A closer relationship with God? Prepare and make your move in three, not so easy, steps:
- What would your change look like? Picture yourself there. Imagine your new life.
- Throw out the junk, save what is special, and replace the worn out.
- After all the hard work, rest. Learn to live in your new place and appreciate what is different.
My next post, You Can Move On With God, explains step one. God is on your side and offers courage, strength, and confidence. Get ready to move on!
Does God have a new and better place for you? Share your thoughts.
But forget all that—it is nothing compared to what I am going to do. For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.Isaiah 43:18-19 NLT