comes to shove. All the pieces are on the table. It's time.
first piece is the hardest. You know what you're putting together: happiness. But you're not sure
Life is the same. You know what and who you are. However, what to do right
now is another question.
The answer is staring you in the face. The puzzle
If your life is a puzzle, every moment is another piece to be fitted
into place. The good news is that every piece fits into your life. You will never - ever - find
yourself in situation where you can't be faithful to who you are.
The bad news
is, it won't always be easy. Each piece has to fit perfectly into your humanity, into your life
options and responsibilities. Just because it fits one or the other doesn't mean that it's the right
thing to do.
Sometimes you wish we could force a fit. You really want some peace
and quiet when you get home from work. Your body's begging for it. But you're more than a worker bee
back from the flower patch. You're a husband and a father. So peace and quiet don't fit yet. They
will, but right now you need to find another puzzle piece: generous love.
Picking that piece out of the pile and fitting it into place, even when you barely have the strength
to set down your briefcase, is the next and final step towards happiness. And it's where God reaches
into your life most powerfully.
To read the
complete series go to:DecidingWithGod
/ PART 1: The Missing PieceDecidingWithGod
/ PART 2: Place your token on STARTDecidingWithGod
/ PART 3DecidingwithGod
/ PART 4Deciding with God / PART 5: God's Part 5
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