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Cross Roads

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How many times in life do we come to a crossroad? 
I know......Many right?
With every new season in life, we come to a crossroad.
I have encountered many in my life.
Some good........
Some not so good.
 I am sitting at one at this very moment in my life...
Waiting for instruction on which road I am to take. 

I know most see a cross road as a major life change and I agree, most are. 
My cross road my not be huge or major, but to me ,never the less, it is a cross road. 

In the past I have always ran ahead of God....
Turning on  roads I thought were best. 
Little did I know I would have to back up, turn around, and start over.....
Many times......
Which is exhausting in itself, Can I tell you?
~Sheesh~

 The good news....
Our daddy God never leaves us as we are.
We are not left stranded on the side of the road.
He has given us a map....
Road signs.....
Others standing for us , pointing us in the right way.
( Our cloud of witnesses)
Directions for our journey. 
We do however have to be willing to follow His lead.
I have learned to listen for His voice.
( After several wrong turns in life)

For now I will wait for Him to lead me on the road I am to take.....
I have purposed to no longer run ahead of him.....
And in the moments my feet start to venture before the appointed time...
He gives me His word...
His directions. 
Thank you Sweet Jesus!!

If you are are at a cross road in your life, you are not alone. 
He, our daddy God, is there with your map and directions....
Just listen for his voice...
He will not lead you wrong :)


Psalm 119:105
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path

Psalm 119:130

The entrance of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Psalm 119:133

Direct my steps by Your word, And let no iniquity have dominion over me. 

I shall hear a word behind me, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” whenever I turn to the right or the left. (Isaiah 30:21)

God will instruct me and teach me in the way I should go. He will guide me with His eye.Psalm 32:8

The Lord will guide me continually. Isaiah 58:11 

The Spirit of truth has come and He is guiding me into all truth. He will tell me things to come. John 16:13





xoxo
Stacey

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  1. The journey of life can be scary if we forget that we only need to hold our Father's hand and trust Him as He leads us. Thank you for sharing!

    Marissa
    http://raysofgraceandjoy.blogspot.com

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