I really find it hard to accept that your control of human events is ultimate more than moment-by-moment, that even your children are going to have schedules go awry and plans go up in smoke. And I’m sure I have just a scant comprehension of how many times one of your permitted red lights ended up saving me some real grief.
But there’s the Bible story of Joseph – helping me to praise you for the reality that all things work together for good to those who love the Lord. And that all of life’s detours still lead inexorably to your heavenly kingdom.
Now I’ve got to jump in the car and get clear out to LAX instead of Ontario. Sigh.
In Jesus’ name, Amen!
Written by David B. Smith. Used with permission. Dear God © 2016 AnswersForMe.org. Click here for content usage information.