Your free will and ability to make your own decisions directly impacts the lives around you, whether you realize it or not. There is such power in our hands, in fact, that we can influence others’ futures as well. Think about it, decisions have power, words have power, and actions have power.
You need to think of your choices as being a remarkable responsibility, and handle them with great care and wisdom. You can do a lot of good or cause a lot of discord based on those decisions.
Sometimes, as we make choices and follow the path God intended for us, we can start to gain too much confidence in our own abilities and guidance as things go well. We become dependent on ourselves rather than God. When we go down this road, we will often miss out on things God had for us to do, and people He intended for us to impact.
Life requires constant checkups to make sure it is still healthy and aligned with God’s plan. You can’t seek Him one day for one decision, and then take the reigns there on out. Return to Him as you move forward and work toward anything. Make it a point to reassess the things you are pursuing, rely on Him always, and follow peace in the ups and the downs. Choose to let your impact on others be a positive one, and one that will help others find Christ and their destiny.
We are here for only a fraction of time. Make sure you are leaving behind traces of good.
“I prayed to the Lord, and He answered me. He freed me from all my fears. Those who look to Him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces. In my desperation I prayed, and the Lord listened; He saved me from all my troubles. For the angel of the Lord is a guard; He surrounds and defends all who fear Him.” Psalm 34:4-7