A time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to tear down, and a time to build.
Change is difficult for me, especially when my established routines prove to be helpful to all concerned. “Why change what is working?” I ask myself.
The problem is that I don’t always evaluate what “working” actually means. Is the status quo simply maintaining my peace of mind or is something positive actually being accomplished? Is adhering to what I am used to adding to the quality of my life and life around me or is it allowing a musty fog to blur the wonder left to discover?
Change is difficult for me. Still, discarding a bit of what I am used to may bring new life to my sometimes stunted spirit.
Loving God, give me the courage to let go of my routines and to embrace the opportunities which lie ahead. Be with me as I muster the courage to take that first step.
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