Sony’s Thoughts: Accepting Change

I admit I am one of those people who does not like change. As I look back over the last 40 years of my life, I realize the changes that have occurred have been for the better but, at the time, I did not want to experience them.

I’m entering a season where some of the things in my life are changing. If I think about it too much, it’s a bit scary but there’s also a sense of anticipation as I know God is doing a work in me to draw me even closer to Him, to hopefully use me more than before, and to shape my character a bit more. It’s easy to become stagnant in life but I’m thankful for a God who doesn’t leave us there but who will bring the necessary changes when necessary.

The Christian life should be full of life and vibrancy but I see so many who don’t reflect that. We need a renewal and a revival that begins with us. Then, as we begin to change, others will want to know what this change is and we will be able to share with them the Good News that we have, up to now, kept secret.

Life is short. Jesus is coming. We don’t have time for self-focus. We must become totally Christ-centered, embracing whatever changes He desires to bring in our lives. It may be scary but you will find yourself where you should have been all the time: relying solely on Him with complete assurance that He cares for you.

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  1. Amen, Sony! I look foward to every Sunday to reading your devotional. Have your ever thought of putting your devotionals into book format? I believe if you did you would have no problem selling it.

  2. Very nice post!