Tammy Helfrich

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Vision

“If the size of your vision for your life isn’t intimidating to you, there’s a good chance it’s insulting to God.” Steven Furtick
 
 
I read this quote in his book titled “Sun Stand Still.” It was pretty mind blowing to me. When had I stopped having a vision for my life? When did just getting by in life and working towards what the world told me I needed take over? When did I settle for good enough?
 
I am really struggling with this question right now. I know that God has a vision for my life. I know he had one many years ago. However, I chose to continue to work towards what I thought was best for me. Sure, I believed in him. Sure, I was a Christian. But, I wasn’t letting him guide my paths. I was choosing my own path and asking for him to help me with it when I felt like I needed help.
 
Now, as I am feeling led towards new directions, I am really wrestling with this. Nothing is clear to me at this point. The only thing I know for sure is that God has a plan. I just have to keep trusting him and obeying when he asks me to take small steps.
 
One of those small steps was attending the Quitter conference last weekend. I thought that maybe I would have some lightbulb moment while I was there. I didn’t. However, what I did feel was hope and clarity that I am moving in the direction that he wants me to go. And to be honest, it’s kind of exciting to watch this all progress on a daily and weekly basis.
 
What is your vision for your life? Has it always been clear to you? I’d love to hear from you!
 

2 Comments

  1. I feel the same way! I am excited that even though there hasn't been a light bulb moment (like you said) there is definitely a momentum in the direction you and I are heading! Thank you so much for sharing! Keep blogging and sharing your journey!

  2. I had some simiar thoughts moving through the book quitter. I'm almost 5 1/2 years out of college and I began to wonder if i was more interested in being comfortable where I am or mpre interested in to continuously listening for a fresh word from God on life direction. 2 years ago I was married and now have an extra receiver for God's voice for our life direction. Going through quitter helpd me to know that I need to be actively listening to God and I have to re-evaluate my comfort zones nd make sure they are not stopping me from doing the former.One other thing I've noticed is that I can get far too preoccupied with doing good things that i miss out on doing Great things.

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