Our 11 year old son, Britton, came to me with a question tonight.
While the decision wasn’t too difficult to talk though, I could tell that the question had bothered him for quite some time.
But we discussed it for a couple of minutes, talked about his options- and he made a decision on how to move ahead. B walked away happy and content. I, too, was happy…happy that he came to me for advice- and happier that I helped ease his mind.
Who do you go to?
We all have similar situations, don’t we? We are faced with difficult circumstances. We are presented with tough questions and choices. We struggle with potential consequences.
If you’re lucky, you’ve got people to ask for guidance. Maybe it’s a relative or close family friend. Perhaps it’s a teacher or mentor from your profession.
I have these people in my life, yet pride often won’t let me admit that I just don’t have the answer.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5
I often wrestle with choices. I struggle with trying to do the “right” thing that’s best for everyone involved. And when I do this- I often forget that I have a loving, all-knowing God that wants to help.
Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything. 2 Timothy 2:7
Understanding. In everything.
My prayer this week is to seek God’s advice more frequently. I want to present my mouth to God’s ear when I struggle with obstacles and challenges.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5
And let me know how to pray for you.
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Thanks Phyllis! God bless you!
Phyllis: Timely advice. Thank you
I love that picture of you and that pretty lady…and, as my daddy would say, “You’re as purty as a speckled pup yourself!”
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