Enjoy the ride!

To me, in one sense life is a lot like traveling down that river. The course of the river is already determined, and I'm going along for the ride. My ride can be pleasant or horrible, depending on my cooperation or resistance, but the ride goes on!

In truth, the ride we're on is determined by God because we are created by Him. It may seem that we're self-determining entities, but in truth our source is God, Spirit. The source being Spirit, the outcome must be spiritual and the will must be God's. As we read in Isaiah, "Thus saith the Lord, which maketh a way in the sea, and a path in the mighty waters; ... This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise" (Isa. 43:16, 21).

Turning instantly to God
October 20, 1997

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