“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot
We sing songs saying, “God take control” but the moment He tries to take over, we recoil.
It therefore was a foreign feeling to me when it became clear that our next assignment was going to bring us back to Burundi. I had become so used to being the one who would go scratch something out of the ground that even considering a return made my head spin.
Life is hard, but God’s heart for us is “very tender.” If we can have the faith to trust His tender heart for us, we can do anything He requires of us. Most of the time the directions He gives are things that will pull us away from what is comfortable or convenient.
The vision needs a welcome.
With all of the effort we put into settling into life and making ourselves as comfortable as we can, is it possible that we have forgotten that this life isn’t the end of it all?
Today I’m connecting with our podcast Africa & Beyond and talk about traveling with 13 bags. Can you relate? Enjoy! https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d6kxt-8ab38c http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d6kxt-8ab38c
This morning I woke to the sound of wind and rain. Immediately my mind went to our church site and I thought, “The tent…”
Peace is a posture of heart.
The moment any of us think outside of the realm of ourselves, we will quickly find the extraordinary taking place in our lives.