“Who am I?” The young and the older struggle with this question. At birth, we received no road map of our life; neither curves nor challenges were revealed to us in advance. The identity battle begins in grade school, continuing on through college, career and beyond. Only time and dedication to our God unveils our true identity; the discovery requires a slow, but rewarding, process of committing our ways to the Lord's design.
I'm blessed with a strong Christian heritage which included pastors and missionaries in my family tree. But all their influence did not make me who I am today. I needed to make my own decision to follow the Lord.
Jesus invited Peter to follow him, but Peter had to make the choice to lay down his fishing net, take up his own particular cross and follow Jesus to the end of his earthly road.
Father, I'm blessed to be a part of the body of Christ. Thank You for the invitation to follow and serve You. You guided my steps through the years, making my life more than exciting. I confidently commit every chapter of my life to Your will.
“For we are God's masterpiece.
He has created us anew in Christ Jesus,
so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.”
Ephesians 2:10 NLT