I don't know what you are experiencing during these challenging times... I can tell you that it has been easy for my husband and me to stay quarantined for almost 5 months. What isn't easy is thinking through every decision and making good ones regarding disinfecting everything and everyone!
So, in order for us to make good decisions, together we seek the Lord daily for clarity. I think we all learn the hard way sometimes. Quite often when our dreams become nightmares many times we choose the wrong goal. " Ecclesiastes 2:1-11
Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had doneSometimes we reach Destination Sickness. Often it's a Dead End Syndrome. You know what I mean... We took the wrong path! Ouch! Or how about this one, the Alexandra Syndrome. Alexandra wept and thought it wasn't what it should have been.
and what I had toiled to achieve,
everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind;
nothing was gained under the sun.
The word of God says in Proverbs 16:9, "In their hearts, humans plan their course,
but the Lord establishes their steps."
So, I am learning some Pillar Facts and these are not assumptions. Pillar Advice would be to ask and glean from the experts. A humble heart and a teachable spirit are good. Finally, the Pillar Impact asks, 'What are the long term and hidden consequences?"
I ask myself these very important questions:
"Is this the right time?"
"Is it the right way?"
"Am I the right person?"
I am learning lots from Moses in Proverbs 16:9. I have been reading about Jacob in Genesis and reading about David in 1 Chron. 22. Indeed, when we get through this awful COVID virus, there will be no doubt that God's grace got us through. Stay safe, everyone!
“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." C. S. Lewis
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