i run. it becomes harder to keep my head up as i climb the hill and trudge through the sand beneath my nike's.
so i keep my eyes cast downward on the crystal sand below me. my feet pound. slower. slower. until i quickly glance up, at least to see when i will be at the top of the hill.
isn't that the way life is? we see right down at our feet...right there in front. we worry and mess up and compare. we don't know what's going to happen because we're not looking up and ahead at the promising future. but God, God sees ahead. He looks at the whole run - the whole hill and beyond, He sees what's going on...what's going to happen. He has the future planned and mapped, figured and stored. all we have to do is look out and up.
sometimes i get caught in this narrow mindset. i don't see how a certain difficulty in my life could make me better and be preparing me for the future. just maybe, i could help someone else get through the same thing after i experience it.
wherever you are right now, look ahead - look out - look up. He's got it mapped.
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