I was thinking about the struggles that we go through as we trust the Lord to guide our path and how that plays out in the here and now and in tangible everyday events that happen in our lives.
At this point I’ve got to speak about myself so as not to group everybody into thinking the same way I think about life. I have found that I have an expectation that life meets for me, to be content and if you will, happy. For example, no repairs needed on anything I own. Pleasant working conditions and adequate, and even more than adequate income. No health issues for me or those I love. I get along great with the neighbors, and there is harmony in every aspect of my life. My realistic dreams and desires of the future are attainable and I feel secure, comfortable and content with life as I am experiencing it.
I have the financial means to pursue my hobbies or recreational interests. In other words, I guess in my way of thinking, this is the American dream. Everyday is a sail free day, light gentle breezes and smooth waters and tropical temperatures with dolphins and sailfish accompanying my blue sky Island adventure that I call “life.” No phone calls that disturb the waters. No interactions with others that disturb the peace and tranquility of my mental state. No emails from my boss informing me that I m ...