Thursday, November 14, 2013

Turn Around: Letting Go of Your Best Laid Plans

"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you." Psalm 32:8 NIV
I accepted a job, against Godly counsel, that looked promising in every way: more money, better and cheaper health benefits, a lucrative 401K plan, and still close to home. Within eight weeks none of that mattered as I found every facet of my life turned upside down. My pride kept me going, holding onto this job that I just knew was right, but screamed, "TURN AROUND! WRONG WAY! DO NOT ENTER!"

Month after month things grew worse, at home and at my job, but I was in this job to stay, like I had something to prove to God, and planted my feet firmly under my desk. Then one day, I lost my footing...
(Slip over to Encouragement Café for the rest of the story, won't you?)

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