It’s Five Minute Friday time!
What’s Five Minute Friday, you ask? It’s a weekly gathering where dozens of writers congregate around a single word prompt and tap away furiously at their keyboards for five minutes flat, then bravely post their words for the world to read! Learn more here!
Before we kick off, make sure you come back next week, as we’ll be celebrating my two year anniversary hosting Five Minute Friday!
Think lots of fun surprises and giveaways! AND we’ll be revealing the cover and release date of the Five Minute Friday BOOK! Needless to say, you won’t want to miss it!
This week’s Five Minute Friday prompt is:
Do you ever wonder what God’s will is for your life? Have you ever felt like His plan for you is hidden? Do you ever feel as if you’re standing at a crossroads, unable to discern which is the broad path that leads to destruction, and which is the narrow path that leads to life?
I know I do.
I’ve written about it before, how I sometimes feel as if I’m standing before two paths, both overgrown with weeds and brambles, and I don’t know which way I’m supposed to go. The path seems hidden.
I turn my eyes toward heaven and raise my arms in question, asking, “What? What do You want me to do?”
Of course, I don’t always get a clear response. Sometimes the direction comes days, even weeks, later.
But sometimes I think I over-complicate things. I stress and analyze and debate, weighing options, fretting over what might happen if I choose the wrong way.
But you know what? I don’t think it’s as difficult as I often make it out to be.
Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “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.”
Did you hear that? He will make straight your paths.
Psalm 16:10a says, “You make known to me the path of life.”
His way is not hidden.
Ultimately, God’s will for me (and you) is plain and simple: “Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved” (Acts 16:31).
Yes, we will be faced with crossroads and difficult, blurry decisions in this life. But if we acknowledge the One who made every plan and knows all things, He will make our paths straight.
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Can’t wait to see you all next week, when we’ll celebrate my two-year anniversary hosting Five Minute Friday! Get ready for some fun surprises and giveaways!