Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thoughts

I've been thinking a lot lately. Not just thoughts of my financial situations and things going on around me, but more importantly thoughts of spiritual matters. I can't always put a word to what I'm thinking, but I feel it has something to do with if I'm where God wants me to be and if I'm pleasing Him. I often think about my future and get discouraged at times. Honestly, I have no idea where I'm going. I don't want to spend my life doing concrete work, it just doesn't mean anything to me. I want to please God in what I do, but I'm fearful that at the end I'll have threw away my opportunities.

"I know I screw things up all the time, but God please guide me where You want me to be. I understand that life is meaningless without purpose that comes from You. I understand that I can do absolutely nothing without Your power. If You do not lead me where You want me to be, my life will have been a waste. Yet, I trust You with my life. Even though I have these feelings and these thoughts, I stand on Your promises. You are a good God, and You say that I can trust Your character. Don't forget Your servant."

4 comments:

mom said...

Read Matthew 6:19-34. A wonderful reminder how to live each day. God has directed your life up to this very minute and He won't stop now. His plans are great for you, He just wants you to trust and not be afraid. When doors start to open and you see His plan unfold you will see that and in that it will make you love Him more. The enemy wants us to worry, so recognize him in that! Pray God will give you the desires of your heart and if He is pleased with your desires they will happen. He has taken care of your needs TODAY and all we have is one day at a time. Stand firm and keep your eyes on Him.

mom said...

Fear not dude, Its all good. What you are feeling is what most people live with all their lives. Life is uncertain and God wants us to learn to trust Him when we cannot see the end of the road.I beleive God has a super plan for your life and wants to prepare you for that plan. Often that preparation is painful or just plain drudgery. Hang tuff and you will be an overcomer and you will here Him say" well done!" Dad

randy said...

Gary, listen to your mom and dad. They know what they are saying. When we are obedient in our hearts, God is honored. We all feel that way sometimes, but God is a master of making something out of us. Remember, all the DNA of a butterfly exists in the caterpillar. You have everything in you to be a mature and productive believer. God always uses people that want to be used!

Lindsey S. said...

I know where you're coming from. And at least you know you're not alone - there are a lot of people here who want to care for us and help in our process of growth. I'm so glad you're here Gary!