As I woke up though, I was determined that this day was a new day and that I couldn’t change what happened yesterday, that I could only focus on today. And then as I was reading God’s word in Psalms, a verse just slapped me right in the face.
Psalm 37: 23-24 says, “A man’s steps are established by the Lord, and He takes pleasure in his way. Thought he fails, he will not be overwhelmed, because the Lord holds his hand.”
My math test in the big scheme of things didn’t matter. The only thing that mattered was that God was still in control and He was making me well aware of that. That God could get me into a school without amazing grades, because of his almighty power and grace. That I should still work hard, but that He had the last say in what was final or set in stone.
So as I came to school today I was reminded of God’s sovereignty. And as I went to check my math grade, low and behold, I got an 85. I’m not sure how I got that grade but I know one thing for sure, that God was in control. And as I look at my scarred hand today I think how foolish I really was. That one grade should not have sent me off the cliff, because I knew God had His hand on me and that no matter where I went or what I did, He would be there, with His right hand holding on to me.
And now for awhile I will have this reminder of my anger and questioning God and Him not flinching because He knew what He was doing. He has established my steps and He is taking me down the road He wants me to go, and its been a long, hard, road with lots of questions and fewer answers but He’s taking me there, wherever it is, He is taking me there.
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