I love this story of a Dad and a son in the store. A son saw a candy and kept asking Daddy to buy it for him. If the father knew that the candy his son was asking for was actually bad for him, do you think he would still buy it or would he choose something else instead? If he was a loving father who cared about his son’s health, would he listen to his little boy who didn’t necessarily have good judgement and buy the candy anyway or would he do the right thing for his son that would not hurt him at the end?
In life, we have many doors to open and many paths to choose from. We don’t know what choice will actually be the right one for us. That’s what makes life so interesting and unpredictable and God SO REAL! Being impatient, we can rush things and make wrong decisions that can harm us at the end. When we rely on God, we trust Him to choose the right path for us because He knows what’s best for us.
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make straight your paths.