The Right Direction

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Don’t you just love the new phone apps that give you turn by turn instructions to wherever you want to go? After only living in my current town about 8 months, I still don’t know where everything is. So, when I’m heading out to someplace new, I plunk an address into my phone, click “route” and then the familiar recorded voice guides me to my destination. If I happen to take a wrong turn, the voice is more than happy to let me know, and get me headed in the right direction once again! Easy, comforting and clear instructions. Wouldn’t it be nice if following God were just as clear? Sometimes I would just love to hear, “Wait, Joan. You need to turn around and go that way. My plan for you is down the road over here!”

Well, guess what? God is more than happy to get us headed in the right direction, too! He doesn’t want us to go the wrong way and get lost or spend our time going in circles. However, if we do, He’ll carefully lead us back again. I know you’re wondering, just as I have been, how we know which way God wants us to go...


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4 comments

  1. Hi Joan, How true!! Sometimes we are too consumed by the noise and chaos of the world that God's voice seems to take the background. Thank you for such an inspiring post!!

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  2. Joan I loved this post, and am so glad that you linked up with Recommendation Saturday! Thanks for the encouragement (as always). Heart Hugs, Shelly <3

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  3. Thanks, Shelly! I always love linking up at Recommendation Saturday! Blessings to you!

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  4. Hi! I'm so glad you dropped by today! Yes, changing our focus away from the chaos and onto God can be challenging. But, when we simply take the time to stop and listen, His voice becomes clear!


    Blessings, Joan

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