All About Me
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
I know, O Lord, that a man’s life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps.
— Jeremiah 10:23
It’s such a relief to know that I’m not in total control of my destiny. I miss the mark every day. I fall short. I also do great things for the kingdom. But it’s not all about me. A few years ago, I created an Excel document and called it my life map. My life was going nowhere fast. My job sucked. I needed to finish my college degree. I was still living at home with my parents, and I felt helpless to change.
How on earth was I going to find the job of my dreams, afford the cost of living, move into a nice place, and marry Mr. Right all at the same time? But I was deter- mined, so I made a spreadsheet. I wrote down all of my thoughts on the matter under three tabs: “Job,” “Roommate,” and “Future Husband.” I invited Jesus into the entire process and asked for wisdom. Withou ...
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