I live in Minnesota where there are two seasons – winter and road construction.  Actually, my home state has much more to offer than just those two seasons, but these two events are something we’ve learned to tolerate over time.  When the weather is inclement, we have to deal with the mending of our roads and the filling of potholes caused by that same difficult weather.

The life of every human being is kind of like that too.  Things may seem to be coasting along nicely when suddenly we hit a bump and it can mean major repairs to our car or new tires to get you through the next pothole.  Ever since sin was established in the Garden of Eden, God’s perfect creation has been pock-marked with all kinds of delays and disruptions.  The paradise originally created for our enjoyment has become a constant work in progress.

We face bumps in the road from the minute we rise in the morning until we go to bed at night.  Even as we try to gain rest from some of those disturbances, our mind is invaded with dreams that stir up our peace and trouble us.

The only remedy for a big pothole is to fill it up and re-pave it.  Trouble is, this can be just a temporary fix.  With our sin, we can be guaranteed that we have been reborn through the price Jesus paid on the cross to eliminate them.  The cost was immeasurable – the payment made by God Himself – a new beginning for all of us – a promise of eternal paradise when we leave this world.

Thank you, dear Heavenly Father, for rebuilding our lives.  Your gift of salvation holds so much promise and hope.  You alone are the clear path that leads to our lives in eternity. I know that my road here on earth will not always be easy.  There will be huge obstacles to overcome, but you will be right there with me – guiding me through them;  shoring me up so I have the fortitude to withstand them; giving me the directions to reach my final goal.  Amen!


About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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4 Responses to BUMPS IN THE ROAD

  1. scase says:

    Love your whole blog! Good truth and good writing! 🙂


  2. Paige Givens says:

    Beautiful reminder!


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