I imagine life as a book. We write our own story – one word, one line, one page at a time. Our stories are filled with commas, question-marks, full stops and exclamation-marks.
Every chapter is a new beginning, the start of something different. Just like seasons end, so does every chapter. The further into our stories we read, the more we learn. The more characters we meet, the more characters we say our goodbyes to. Some chapters are filled with twists and turns, others with joy and others with sadness. Some are chapters of growing, the build-up of the story. Others are left with cliff-hangers, with a massive question mark. Every chapter has a purpose. Every chapter is important.
Loving God is handing over the pen. Loving God is letting Him write each word, trusting Him with your story. Loving God is knowing that without His steady hand and His faithful heart, your story would only go downhill. Loving God is allowing Him to write His name, His purpose over each and every page of your book. Loving God is resisting the urge to snatch back the pen, when what He’s writing doesn’t fit into your own plan. Loving God is wanting only His handwriting inked into the pages of your book.
Loving God is believing that He is a better author than you are.