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The Y in the Road

You're on the journey . . . the road has been long and narrow. Suddenly, you have tripped and fallen. When you look up, there is a Y in the road. Which pathway will you choose? You cannot see where either one leads, but this is a pivotal choice! One leads back to where you were destined to go and the other makes a sharp turn up ahead, leading you in a spiral down, down, down.

This Y in the road represents your choice when you've sinned. Maybe it was a decision to walk in the flesh and followed its desires or to not be obedient to what God has asked you to do. But the biggest question remaining is which voice will you listen to? The One that says "You're way too awesome to be doing that because I want the best for you" or . . . "You're such a loser, when are you ever going to get it right"? Have you learned to discern the voices - the One of your loving Father or the one of the enemy who taunts and torments . . .

Conviction comes from the Holy spirit a…

Timing & Roadblocks

Waiting for the road to open - it would be so much easier, so much quicker to use that route - but IT IS NOT FINISHED YET - it is closed off for my use and I must go around. What if I were to cut through . . . might end up hitting something . . . the road is not yet smoothed out and paved . . . might damage my vehicle . . . might get in big trouble since it's illegal . . . might end up prison . . .

So many times God is preparing a way for us - the road He has for us to travel down and maybe he's even let us see glimpses of it. And we so desperately want to go that way, to do his will. But the road isn't finished yet . . . if we jump ahead, we may get hurt because we trip and fall over something that was in the process of being removed. Or we may become imprisoned by the very thing he has for us, if it is not gone through in His timing.

We want things to happen now - we see the end result and we want it instantly - but look at the life of Joseph and many others in the Bible w…