Friday, June 27, 2014

Lost without Direction


Have you ever been lost before?  I have!

My husband and I are what you call scenic travelers.  We miss our exit the first, sometimes the second or third times around, and get to view much more scenery than we first intended.

It's aggravating when that happens because once again, we know we will be late at arriving at our destination.

I don't get too worried, however, because we've got a GPS, or maps, or directions printed out.  Why, if worse comes to worse, we could even stop somewhere and ASK for directions.  Well, at least, I could do that since hubby is like most men and does not want to ask.

It's a far worse thing to be lost and not know where you are going in life. Wandering aimlessly in life just means one thing:  you won't like where you end up.

Fortunately, you, too, can consult somebody.  You can find direction in God's Word.  I just happen to be one of those who believe that all scripture is inspired by God and profitable for correcting.*  If you are on the wrong path, consult God's word.  It will tell you what you need to do.


*2 Timothy 3:16

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The Brown Recluse said...

While on vacation, Ole Boy and I are known to purposely take a longer route just for the scenery!

I wish folks who were so at odds with themselves could understand the peace that God provides.

Stephanie Faris said...

What did we do before GPS? My husband's mom's cousin and her husband just hop in the car and see where they end up. If they see a town they want to stop in, they stop! It seems like an interesting idea. I don't know if I could ever do it, though.

Faith said...

i really enjoyed reading this!

betty said...

I too agree about scripture being inspired by God and the answer to every single one of life's problems is in the Bible. We just have to read it; wish more people understood that.


Melanie Cook said...

I hate getting lost especially if I'm traveling solo. I'm not above asking for directions though! I'm so thankful for God's directions too. Being lost in life is far scarier than being lost on the road. Have a great weekend.

Melissa R said...

This is a great reminder! Thanks!

Your mention of being a scenic driver reminded me of something that we did several years ago. We were driving from Niagara Falls to New Jersey. I was giving my husband directions, and I chose a route that turned out to be off the highway. ALL the way across New York. It may have been a shorter distance, but it took forever. Now my husband checks the directions first.

Kyliegh said...

It truly does keep us from destruction. I call it my guardrail! :}

Greatfull Dazee said...

I am visiting from FMF and enjoyed your post. How funny, my husband won't stop ad ask for directions either! You have a beautiful blog and became a follower. It was nice to meet you and read your thoughts about Lost. If you want to read mine you can find it at Thank you for sharing!

Betsy said...

LOVE this! I feel lost a lot, sometimes literally, some times figuratively.