THE PATH OF LIFE
The word path is the prompt Kate Moutang chose for this week for #FiveMinuteFriday. I’m going to try to stick with rules and only write for five minutes without editing, though I will take extra time for pictures.
We had some interesting dialog tonight at the Twitter #fmfparty. It’s always fun to see what others have been up to during the week. Many of us were tired from our busy days, but it was refreshing to interact with each other.
The path of life is not always clear. There are twists and turns and we can’t see very far ahead sometimes. Maybe there are brambles and branches hanging low, but we still press forward. Maybe rain comes and washes out the path making it muddy.
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
Sometimes, though, the path is clearly laid out, and there are resting places along the way. We can stop, contemplate and notice the beauty along the way.
The mind of man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.
We humans like to make plans so that we know exactly where to go on this path of life, but sometimes they go awry. When that happens we need to remember that God leads us the way He knows is best even if we don’t understand. God leads us the way He knows is best. We may be disappointed for a time, but in the end we will see that His plan was best.
You will make known to me the path of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.