CAN I SUM UP LIFE WITH THIS?

Today, while driving, I had an ephiphany of sorts. I heard something speak into my head: "Do my best with where I'm at." As I considered that, I started to translate it...

In depression? Do our best with where we're at.  In unemployment? Do our best with where we're at.  In mourning? Do our best with where we're at.  In celebration of new opportunity? new relationship? Do our best with where we're at.  In addiction? Do our best with where we're at.

Why do we need to do our best with (simply) where we're at? Because we can't do our best with our future (we don't know what it holds); and we can't do our best with our past (because it's never coming back again). So perhaps life is about being wherever we are (good or bad) & doing our best with where we're at.

 

 

 

 

8 comments (Add your own)

1. Maria W. wrote:
So true! Very well put!!

March 6, 2011 @ 8:23 PM

2. Lily wrote:
WOW Heather !!! How beautiful !!! God definitely uses you where you are at (wherever that is for you right now, I pray God gives you peace) !!! I'm printing this post and carrying it with me this week !!! Your posts, as always, are a God-send. Thank you.

Many times, out of our greatest suffering and weaknesses come our greatest strengths...

peace, hope and love,

Lily

March 6, 2011 @ 8:33 PM

3. janette kerr wrote:
sweet! Tough one to swallow sometimes;great reminder & a must! Thank you for that.
BTW: love new website look. I can click on where I want to go to...AFTER reading your daily posts! Love it! & you've reached YOUR BEST with this blog...big time! Can't get any better.

March 6, 2011 @ 9:40 PM

4. Michele wrote:
Love it! So very true! Great reminder for me to not feel like this time in FL is just a holding tank, but a time to be be used right where He has placed me.

March 7, 2011 @ 8:00 AM

5. Crys wrote:
Love love love this post!
Many times we spend the day wishing it away, saying we will do better with tomorrow instead of doing the best with the day that we are guaranteed...today!

March 7, 2011 @ 9:38 AM

6. Ivette wrote:
Every day is a special day. This is the day that God has allowed us to have. This is His promise. I want to live my life as if it truly is my last day. Nothing should every be unsaid. Thank you Lord for allowing us every opportunity that is presented to us. Ultimately, it is up to us in how we carry it forward. Great words, Heather.

March 7, 2011 @ 10:37 AM

7. Dionna wrote:
God's been driving this point home to me as well. Some days it is easier than others - :)

March 7, 2011 @ 2:15 PM

8. bJ Forwood wrote:
Glad you remembered the KISS Formula HP

March 8, 2011 @ 7:06 AM

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