Guys, gals, we need goals!
Are you a tried and true goal setter? Do you write down your goals and reflect on your progress? If your answers are yes, then you deserve a pat on the back! Go ahead, you know you want to!
But if you are like me, you have these huge, non-specific goals floating around in your head that you think about from time to time. No progress is really made because you aren’t actively involved in it.
Since beginning this blog it has become extremely evident that I need to make some goals to keep my focus and motivations in check.
That is what I wanted to tell you.
God showed me a different direction on goal setting. Yeah, He basically throat punched me with it. Ha!
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
It doesn’t matter what we plan and make goals for, the Lord’s plans are greater! When we make goals and strive to achieve them we are putting God in a box. Why would we limit unlimited potential? It is through dedicated prayer and thanksgiving that God will provide a path for each of us and we don’t know where that path will take us! But when we put all our faith, all our hope, all our trust, all of our desires on Him how can we fail?!
God is our great provider! We should not limit him to our humanly goals which have such a tiny vision compared to his! Yes, it will be hard to restrain ourselves. But this is the path less trodden.
I mentioned before that I was in need of keeping my focus and motivations in check. I was about to do so by making human-sized goals. The funny thing is that He is capable of keeping those things in check! He tells us to cast your worries on Him (1 Peter 5:7). Oh how God could prosper us if we can learn to let Him lead and give Him the praise for our accomplishments!
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7
What plans or goals do you need to give up to the Lord? Leave your answer in the comments!
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