Focusing on What God is Doing

A few months ago, I received an email with an update about a ministry I follow. One statement in the email stood out to me, and I couldn’t help but think about how it applied to my own life.

The ministry leader said, “I’m learning to worry less about where we are going and focus more on what God is doing.”

It stopped me in my tracks and made me question if I have that same focus in my life.

One year ago, my husband resigned from his teaching career to go back to school full time to receive a Master of Divinity degree and enter the world of ministry. He is halfway through the program, and one of the questions we get asked time and time again is what he’s going to do once he’s finished with school.

It’s a legitimate question. People want to know about your plans and aspirations—and it’s great to have them, but it’s so easy for us to focus on what we’re going to do instead of what God is going to do through us.

Read the rest of the article in Faith on Every Corner – August 2020.

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