I got a call from a friend this afternoon. I was in the process of eliminating material from tomorrow’s message. I always have too much material and do last minute “cuts”. Some things the guy said caused me to want to pull back from my prep and change the scenery. So I went over to the beach and took a run and a quick swim.
The ocean was turquoise and the sky purple/blue, my polarized sunglasses helped with the effect. The clouds were sweeping on the horizon and it was a gorgeous day. While I ran, I was thanking God that I live in such a beautiful place. This is what came next:
If God can put this scene together, hold it together for thousands of years and preserve it for as long as He wants, don’t you think He can handle the rest of the details in your life?
I felt pretty small and insignificant. God doesn’t need me to run His universe. I can relax, do what He tells me to do and leave the results to Him. This is a refreshing reminder to me. God really is in control.
With that being said…