Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: Proverbs 16:9

When Plans Change

  I’m preparing to leave for the Middle East on Sunday morning. Last week I thought I was doing great in regards to wiping my to-do list clean so I could focus on long-term writing projects in the days prior to departure. Then came a writing assignment with a due date immediately after our return…. [ read more ]


Interruptions Lord, teach me to see the unforeseen as You do.   It’s no surprise—our days seldom go as planned. Do we regard the unforeseen as annoying interruptions, or do we look for God’s purposes in them? My friend Barb has mastered the latter. Every morning she offers her time and to-do list to the… [ read more ]

Reassurance For When Our Plans Change

I write a daily to-do list. This keeps me on track with the tasks I need to complete, especially those requiring a deadline. But even as I write my list, I know unexpected stuff will happen and I won’t be able to strike everything from it at day’s end. Inevitably someone phones or drops by… [ read more ]