I woke up at 4 a.m. questioning a decision I’d made that afternoon. I’d told the designer, who’d drawn out a closet plan, we wanted to work with her. In my sleep I had second thoughts.
“Lord, I’m too tired to figure this out. I don’t know if we made the right decision.”
Immediately an Old Testament passage came to mind.
If a young woman makes a vow…and her father hears of the vow or pledge and does not object to it, then all her vows and pledges will stand. But if her father refuses to let her fulfill the vow or pledge on the day he hears of it, then all her vows and pledges will become invalid. The Lord will forgive her because her father would not let her fulfill them” (Numbers 30:3-5 NLT).
Relief filled me. I didn’t have to figure it out. Like a good father, my Abba would protect me.
“Father, you heard our vow. If we jumped too soon, please rescue us. I’m giving this to You and trusting you to lead.”Continue Reading