You would think by now, I’d be used to unexpected turns after the year we’ve had. But no, it still smacks me in the face and rattles my cage of fear. Discouragement knocks at the door demanding to be let in. But it’s also in these unexpected turns where we see ourselves and God in a new light. When we pause and encounter His presence in ways we’ve never experienced before.
Who knew having your equilibrium thrown off could make you bed ridden, dreading any type of movement. That tiny crystals (calcium deposits) in your inner ear can wreak havoc on your life and waylay everything. A tiny word, VERTIGO and everything comes to a stand still. This word and I became acquainted on Wednesday morning this past week when I tried to get out of bed. An unexpected turn. All my travel plans had to be cancelled and I’ve been grounded pretty much ever since.
But it has been in this space where I have felt the whispers of God drawing me deeper. Deeper into a trust-relationship with Him. Choosing to believe His plans are better than mine. Deeper into the heart of God. Re-examining, looking deep into the old patterns and destructive habits of my life and allowing Him to speak His truth into me. Beautifully broken and redeemed.
Unexpected turns are just that UNEXPECTED but they are not to our Heavenly Father. And we can know for sure this turn is in His design and plan. We can trust and walk without seeing the path ahead because our Savior walks with us.
Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see. Hebrews 11.1
Spilling His Grace,