What Plans?

It’s funny how we can know something and yet still try to do the opposite. I have known since high school the saying, “if you want to make God laugh just tell Him your plans.” Although I have known this for a while, I still believe that the plans I make will happen. As of now I feel like I am one of the funniest guys in the world.

Up until today, I was trying to figure out and plan out what I wanted to do after my missionary year. It seemed that after much consideration, I finally narrowed down my options, but then it hit me: I had made all these plans but had left out a big part of these plans: God. I had figured out what I thought would make me happy instead of how God wanted to make me happy. Whether you know it or not, all God wants is for us to be happy and to get to Heaven. I knew what I enjoyed and what would make me happy, but all these careers would do nothing for me if it wasn’t what God wanted for me. I know I can save myself a lot of unnecessary stress by just allowing God to do as He wills, instead of me making up things that may or may not come true in my life.

My new year resolution: (I know that it’s 3 weeks into the year but a new year can start at any moment not just on January 1st) is to leave everything up to God and take it as it comes. I know that some days I will fail in this, but I will try my hardest to do what I believe is His will. So as far as my plans for the end of the year: I have no idea what I will be doing because I don’t even know what tomorrow will bring me and that’s okay. God will give me what I need for today, and as for tomorrow, I will leave it in His hands.

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