Today, I embarked on a new journey in my life. I have never done this before but I am taking a step forward. We sing a song in church that says if you take one step, He will take two. Well, I need that from the Lord as I don’t know what to do. I feel like life is heading in all sorts of directions and I feel lost, standing at a fork in the road.
I arranged a getaway for four nights, just me. I need to know me and I need the Lord to speak to me through His Word. He is my Father. He is my Husband. I need Him.
As I searched for a location to go and be alone, I narrowed it down to two places. For days I agonized over which way to go. I stood in my office before leaving with my arms outstretched asking if I am to go north or south. My final decision was to go north.
In my final decision and knowing more of the location, a private apartment of a family, I did my due diligence and researched them. Odds are, they did me, too, although I did need to go through some hoops to be verified that I am a decent person, no serial killer.
I told my counselor that I would not be surprised if the owner is an attorney, as I would love to pick his brain. To find out, he is a preacher. Even better. No doubt in my mind that is why I was drawn to this location. I would not be surprised to have time to talk and be encouraged from him or his wife. That’s God. The Lord is so good.
So as I prepared to travel north and get settled in alone, I have to be honest, it was somewhat hard to do. Why do I want to leave the comfort of my own home, almost wanting to forget this trip and take a loss. With that battle in my mind, something will come of this trip and I pray it does.
I will find my place to focus on the Lord, in my writing and reading with no distractions of dust, dirty dishes or laundry pulling me away.
My beautiful view.
“Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.” Luke 5:16