Friday, March 7, 2014

Five Minute Friday: Willing

It's Five Minute Friday when I link up with The Gypsy Mama.  We receive a one word prompt and get to write for five minutes flat. Our word for today is: WILLING.

I like to know where I'm going. I like to have a plan. Show me the map or tell me the plan and I'm more inclined to be willing to be on board.

But life isn't always like that. There are days when I don't know what will happen tomorrow.  The plans in my head need to change as other people make their own plans that don't always coincide with mine.

Being married to an entrepreneur doesn't help.  After all, entrepreneurs thrive on risk and love adventure and creating.  On some day, my heart does flip flops ...or so it seems.

But God.

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths."  Proverbs 3:5-6

When my path is uncertain and my view isn't clear, I've learned from experience that I can trust the One who knows all things.  After all, He knows the beginning from the end. He knows how He will use even the hard things for His purposes. My part is to trust Him.

Am I willing to trust that He will make straight my paths?

My answer is ...yes I am willing!


Blessings and love,

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Kim | Just For Clicks Blog said...

Oh I am so like you. Such a planner and someone averse to risk. Trust doesn't come naturally to me at all.... and yet Faith is all about trust. Great post Friend

Richelle Wright said...

willing to trust - which, just as you said, is so hard when we can't see. thanks for this challenge today... this reminder.

Emily Simmons said...

Debbie, I loved this post. Thank you for sharing such lovely encouragement. I'm visiting from FMF.

Gloria Phifer said...

Beautifully written Debbie...I enjoy your posts.

Sonja Goodson said...

That willing heart is what God loves. Beautifully said Debbie.


david edwards said...

Yes, Debbie! willing and able - you go girl! Stay with the Lord. Peace and Prayers

bluecottonmemory said...

Yes - being the wife of an entrepreneur is a topsy-turvey organizational adventure! I like reading book-endings first - so sometimes this daily journey has my hair standing on end! But we have to live in faith:) Walk tall in it! Blessings to you in your journey!

Joy said...

Me too! I thank God uncertain tomorrow is, He is going to be there too.
have a nice weekend:)

Sonja Goodson said...

and yes... I am WILLING to go to New York with you and visit Brooklyn Tabernacle!!! Wouldn't that be amazing Debbie? :)

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