He Will Direct Your Steps

Friday, May 3, 2013

How quickly I forget in the midst of my planning that it is ultimately God's will that will stand in my life. The to do lists, schedules and set goals consume me to the detriment of my trusting in God's plan. No wonder I find my thoughts racing sometimes as I lay in bed at night! Quiet time, resting, stillness seems somewhat foreign. Yet God has a plan and He will direct my steps. 

I'm reminded of a sweet poem by St. Catherine of Sienna:

Rest in Prayer
"The sun hears the fields talking about effort
and the sun 

and whispers to 

'Why don't the fields just rest, for
I am willing to do 

to help them

Rest, my dears, in

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