In a workshop on discernment, a young woman said she wasn’t sure she wanted to practice discernment because she didn’t want to give God the reins. That’s true for most of us at various points in our lives.
And yet, some of the most rewarding moments I’ve known have come when I’ve found the courage to step outside that comfort zone.
Are you being invited to travel to new places, to try something a little different in your life? Keep your ears and heart open, and perhaps God will surprise you.
This message was adapted from “Saying Yes” written by Debra K. Farrington that first appeared in the September 2008 issue of Lutheran Woman Today (now Gather) magazine. If you are reading “Daily Grace” online, sign up to receive it by email daily.