"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart,
and lean not on thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge Him
and He shall direct thy paths" ~Proverb 3:5
We all know it. Could probably quote it since youth. Written in the flyleaf of many Bibles.
A beautiful verse. A reassuring promise. Proverbial wisdom at its best.
But then ONE DAY
in a moment of great need
the words FLY OFF THE PAGE
and into the UNDERSTANDING.
When GOD tells us HOW to do something
but we question it:
What if they . . .
What about this . . .
Couldn't I just . . .
BUT they might . . .
This line of questioning just left the TRUST realm and entered the
dark waters of my OWN UNDERSTANDING.
But it's not true! I have no understanding.
So, I choose TRUST.
I don't understand it.
I fear the end result.
I'm not even convinced it's the best way.
But it is GOD'S WAY.
So I take a deep breath,
Do it exactly HIS way
Take a step back and SEE:
HE directed my path, just as He promised,
An outcome was achieved that I could not have imagined
I am engulfed in HIS LOVE and REASSURANCE,
is the irrepressible song I sing.