Change of Plans

GraceSpeak

You know what?

I bet having a baby was not on Mary’s ‘to do’ list for the year Jesus was born. Just a teenager, she was still looking forward to a wedding.

Then the angel came and spoke words that rocked her world, interrupting any plans she may have had. The angel’s announcement set her on a different course – for life.

I am always amazed at Mary’s response to the angel.

“Behold the handmaiden of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word.” (Luke 1:38)

In other words, “Lord, I’m all in for whatever You want.”

Acceptance. Submission. Obedience. Faith.

Often, the happenings in my life are not according to my plan. Sometimes, I just do not understand what God is doing.

I don’t see how God is working in the lives that intersect – sometimes crash – with mine. I can’t interpret the events that interrupt…

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