Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Drive and The Driver

I just need this to work out... please let me plans go through the way I want... I must be on time! If only I had this.... If only....

Don't we all wish we could just grab control of the wheel of our lives, see where we're heading and steer in the right direction? Have you ever had those moments where you wished you could just take control and fix all your problems? Summer plans... jobs... problems with school... we don't know where they are headed but we wish we did and try so hard, so hard, to make things work.... We look down our list of things to do and hope, pray, BEG that they get done before time runs out... It's hard though, when we realize we are not the driver, only a passenger, and our job is to let the Driver, have full control.
We sit on the side while He masterfully guides us through dark passages and construction zones, parts of our lives that are difficult and parts that need to be worked on. He takes us to beautiful scenery and gorgeous locations, and it's good that way. Of course, there are times when we think the driver is making a mistake, "go left... LEFT!" And we scream, yell, and cry, "You're doing it wrong!" But eventually we realize, the driver knows exactly where he is going. Unlike us little people, he doesn't need a map or GPS to tell us the way.. He already created the route we need to follow!
I dont know about you, my dear readers, but for me, there are times when I feel like I driving through the darkest tunnel. I find myself groping around, trying to find a way out, and while doing so, cry over my misfortune at being stuck inside the darkness in the first place. I wish I could see where the tunnel ends, where the light is shining and everything feels ok again... and then I remember... why should I be afraid in the dark when the most caring, and loving Father is guiding me out? The journey may be difficult, but I am not the one driving... He is, and He knows the way...

Hakol bidei Shamayim.... Chutz Mei'Yiras Shamayim...
Nothing is in my control... Everything is under Hashem's control.

3 comments:

  1. Great post! Thanks!

    May you see the light at the end of the tunnel real soon...
    because my dear,
    it is there...
    just another few minutes of the ride and you will see it...
    so clearly...
    and the light will shine so brightly...
    just hold on strong...
    no matter how long...
    the ride seems to go on without an end...
    you can do it, you can do it, my friend!

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  2. totally feeling that now so thanks for the fantastic mashal!!

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