I'm a fixer by nature.
If there's a problem and things seem out of control, I want to find a solution.
ASAP. Stat. Immediately.
And sometimes that is a good thing.
Have a technology issue or task you are trying to accomplish? I'm your girl.
Have a party you want to plan and need some creative, inexpensive ideas? I'm your girl.
Have a care package you want to send and want some fun theme for it? I'm your girl.
But other times, when the battle is NOT mine?
It's not so good.
2 Chronicles 20:15 says...
Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's.
Many times I get frustrated trying to fix things (and people!)
and fight battles that are not mine to fight.
To meddle in things that God is working in and through.
To allow Him to work in His mighty and powerful ways.
I love this verse so because it's a beautiful reminder that Jesus has already won victory over EVERYTHING and ANYTHING that this life and world can throw at us.
He has fought and WON against everything-
marriage difficulties, financial struggles, cancer- EVERYTHING.
Just like the verse above says, all we have to do is trust Him, take our positions,
and stand firm in His promises, His plan, His almighty power.
I made this little printable for a retreat this past weekend
and I put one on my desk as a reminder to myself.
If you'd like to print your own copy, you can get one in the folder HERE.
I printed mine wallet size (9 per page) and they are perfect for the little army men.