Tuesday Truth: Your Plans, My Plans, His Plans !

Contributing Artist: Kathleen Ang-Dalseno all of her wonderful work can be found at her Etsy store

Plans, plans, plans.

It’s what I love. Creating, charting, being in control of the future.
I can’t help it.
However, the way I use my gift needs to be tempered by God too.
I’m not exactly in control of the future, more in stewardship.
I don’t create the future, but I can tap into God’s insight, draft it out and help make it happen.

For years, God has been teaching me to trust in His plan and timing.
To walk straight towards His goal and not to swerve left or right.

It’s so easy to get distracted by others’ journey.
It’s so tempting to covet what others have, and lose sight of what you have.
Especially when you walk the road less travelled, you wonder sometimes, “what if?”

And that’s when I need that reminder, that God has charted out a unique journey for each of us.
But the results will be the same in the end, His plans WILL give us a hope and a future.

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12 Responses to “Tuesday Truth: Your Plans, My Plans, His Plans !”

  1. January 31, 2012 at 7:00 am #

    This is a favorite verse of mine, thanks!

  2. January 31, 2012 at 8:15 am #

    So true! I often remind myself and the women I lead to run our own races! Comparison is so dangerous in how it takes our eyes off Jesus and the journey he’s charted out for us.

    • February 2, 2012 at 7:43 pm #

      Ange, Uggghhh, to comparison. Yes, not a fun place to be. Glad your sharing Truth with these women you lead.

  3. January 31, 2012 at 6:29 pm #

    I love this verse! I also am a planner and have to remember to leave things in God’s hands. Thanks for sharing this reminder. Blessings!

    • February 2, 2012 at 7:44 pm #

      Renee,
      I love how God word speaks to us at different points in our life. So glad this blessed you!

  4. Anonymous
    February 1, 2012 at 8:38 pm #

    This is a favorite scripture. Thanks for sharing.

  5. February 1, 2012 at 8:39 pm #

    This is a favorite scripture. Thanks for sharing.

    • February 2, 2012 at 7:47 pm #

      Sue and Anonymous,
      Glad you stopped by and left some lovely notes for Kathleen.

  6. February 1, 2012 at 8:50 pm #

    This was so nice. A good reminder to all of us. Thank you!

  7. February 6, 2012 at 4:36 pm #

    Such a great reminder!! Thanks so much for sharing at Shine on Fridays!

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