Isn't that life? It sure is for me. Everything I have ever done has always been against the grain, in the opposite direction from the rest of the flow. From how I chose my schooling, to the way I dress, my faith, to who I am friends with, to what I do on the weekends and everything in between.
And the world is really good at reminding me that what I am doing is NOT the norm. It becomes so incredibly difficult at times to stand like the immovable tree planted by streams of water (Psalm 1:3). Because when the storm rages and the winds whip the water, it shakes the foundation, ebbs away the soil and tries with every power it possesses to destroy your resolve.
Whispering negativity's and doubts, of maybe I misunderstood my place? Maybe this isn't where I am supposed to be. What if I crossed wires and I will crumble at this? Until I start believing the lies.
Why is it we listen to the world's whispers? I too often get sucked up the world's agenda. Not being content where God has put me and safe in the knowledge that HIS is the only opinion that should matter to me. Why is it I doubt that?
Why is I don't trust and hold on tighter? Be content and trust. Because Satan wants to remind me of everything I can't do. Every way that I don't fit in.
Who cares about fitting in? Unfortunately I do. Sometimes. Not always, only in those moments of abject overwhelming situations. Like my editing this week.
So in those moments I need to run, not walk- RUN from my wandering, self inflated path, to the sheltering arms of my Heavenly Father. Because only there will I be...