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When Nothing Goes as Planned…

When Nothing Goes as Planned…

One of those days where none of my plans happened the way they were supposed to.
I could list off quite a number of things that didn’t go today the way I’d thought them out or planned them through.
BUT
I can also list a number of things that happened that were blessings, amazing, and special.
Like the fact that one of the greatest people I’ve never known, Rachel, a barista I worked with at Starbucks, came to see me at my new job, and I wouldn’t have seen her if it weren’t for some cancelled plans.
Or the fact that I have time later to catch up with my momma.
When I choose to focus on where I am and the outcomes that have actually occurred, I am set free to accept, embrace, and live in God’s Truth, the path that I cannot change. But when I stress about changed plans, I subconsciously believe that God’s way wasn’t the best way, and I miss out on submitting to His perfection.
I am learning with age, and ultimately, Jesus, that patience and trust are key components of His Spirit that He calls me to rely on, in order to serve Him, and everyone around me. Trying to forge my own way never works… so I might as well sit back and trust, allowing the miraculous and blessing of the Holy Spirit to work through me. It will forever be the best life.



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