Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you.
Mark out a straight path for your feet; stay on the safe path.
Don’t get sidetracked; keep your feet from following evil.
I have absolutely ZERO sense of direction. Seriously, it is horrible. I'm one of those, "Turn right at the Whataburger and a left when you see Buc-ees" type of people. (Side note: If you're ever in Texas find a Whataburger and a Buc-ees. You'll thank me later 😉) Oh, and driving somewhere new or somewhere I've only been a couple times to requires GPS. Told you, horrible. Thankfully, I can actually read a paper map (if needed) but good ole GPS is my best friend on the road.
Here's the thing. Life is an unknown voyage. Sure, we can anticipate some things but the vast majority of life is unpredictable. Just when you start to get comfy in one area of life, God is ready to get up and go on the next adventure. It's easy to get lost in the twists and turns of life but it's not meant to be navigated alone.
"Captain" from Hillsong United are the lyrics on my page. I doubt you will be disappointed if you take the time to give this song a listen, especially if you are in the middle of unknown territory with God. The first line is this,
"Through waters uncharted my soul will embark
I'll follow Your voice straight into the dark"
I'm in a place where I don't really know what God is doing next. But I know this, He has gone before me and is always working even when I cannot see. Do I trust Him? Absolutely. Does my faith waiver? Yes, more than I care to admit. But, Jesus. Even if it's just me and Him there in the middle of uncharted waters, He is more than enough for all my needs.
It's easy to let life and circumstances drift you off course. The enemy knows how to ever so slightly nudge our direction away from God till we look up and realize we are way off course. All it takes is His truth to redirect our steps. Thank you, Father for making our paths straight and helping us navigate our way home to you.
Happy Early Easter,
"Master of the Sea"