Float by Faith

jordantmoody —  August 6, 2013 — Leave a comment

These are some of the things I have been struggling with. I have been trying to find God’s will for my life and yet at the same time struggling to find it for myself. I think sometimes if I would just let go and let God I would be better off.

From the Inside Out

Years ago in my hometown, when the community pool was built, Dad often took my brother and me swimming.  I marveled at the way my father could slice the water with a smooth dive, roll over on his back, and float.  Without even moving his arms and legs, he could remain on top of the water.  Amazing!

When I tried it, I sank–immediately.

“Daddy!  Show me how to float!” I cried.

First, he helped me to lie flat-out on top of the water.  His hand gently supported the middle of my back.  And then Dad said the strangest thing.

“Now, relax.”

What?!  Every fiber of my being was tense.  I just knew that if I relaxed, my nose would instantly fill up with heavily chlorinated water.

But I trusted Dad.  He wouldn’t trick me into a catastrophe.  So I tried to relax.

Easier said than done.  Try as I…

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I'm a Pastor/Teaching Elder at Hope Fellowship Church in New Ipswich, NH.

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