Tomorrow--Live it Tomorrow
We like to
look ahead. We like to plan ahead. We are
taught that it is prudent to plan for the future. So
as responsible humans, we weigh living for today against
planning ahead and find the scales are tipping heavily in
favor of planning ahead. God says live today and He also
wants us to be responsible. This is confusing.
have experienced the woes of putting together a great
plan, anticipating with delight as we proceed to work the
plan, only to have it fall into total disarray. Ol’
Murphy said it best, “Whatever can go wrong, will go
wrong.” Murphy understood about making plans.
seen very improbable plans take flight and never encounter
a crosswind. Unexpected and unpredicted boosts to the plan
lift it high and carry it to ultimate success. How
Jonah, the prophet who was eaten by a whale when he
refused to do what God told him to do? Whether you
know the Muslim version or the Christian version, the
message is the same: You may make your plans, but if
God has different plans, He has the resources to guarantee
His plan will be carried out.