It’s required us to be flexible.
I’m a type-A, and an '8' Enneagram—the planner. I like to predict, plan, coordinate, and control the circumstances around me. Needless to say, 2020 has been a significant push for more flexibility in my life. And I doubt I’m the only one.
When the expected and known shifted to obscurity, many were forced to let go of expectations. We were forced to be flexible. Flexible with work, school, routines, church, relationships, finances, and more.
But ultimately, what this has done for me, and I believe for many, has pushed us to press into Jesus in the unpredictability of it all.
When certainties have been pulled out from under our feet, we’re forced to lean on God in ways we perhaps previously never had. The fear of sickness, financial security, loneliness, and more have caused us to release the unknown to a known God who holds all things in the palm of His hands.
COVID-19 may have surprised us, but not Him. He has always known this would happen, and has always had a plan to use the upset of this season for ultimate good in our lives.
We got flexible and learned to tap into His will a little more consciously.
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