Skimming through Oswald Chambers' My Utmost for His Highest yesterday, searching for a quote I’d read somewhere that hadn’t been referenced by date, I realized I am at a place where I need to hear his challenge to live in simple fellowship with our Lord once again.
I would like this summer, amid the five hundred items on my to-do list, to learn to look to Him and trust him for each moment. Chambers says in his 5 August meditation:
“His call is to be in comradeship with Himself for His own purposes, and the test is to believe that God knows what He is after. The things that happen do not happen by chance, they happen entirely in the decree of God. God is working out His purposes. [. . .] A Christian is one who trusts the wits and the wisdom of God, and not his own wits. If we have a purpose of our own, it destroys the simplicity and the leisureliness which ought to characterize the children of God.”
May I rest and listen to Him to know how to spend my moments this summer, and not be fretful over that to-do list but leave it in His keeping and trust that His purposes will be accomplished.