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My Way and God's Plans

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"The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps..."- Proverbs 16:9

If you are at all like me then you like to plan, to know what's coming next and see things through to the end. However, things don't always turn out that way. Take last night at the Huff house as an example. I headed to bed with my workout bag packed for some pre-work exercise, the coffee timer set for 7am, and my heart set on the way it would be in the morning, my way. At 1am our youngest woke up with a stomach ache which turned into other yucky things at around 2:30am. In the middle of that my wife graciously offered to stay up with her so I could get some rest in the guest room. An hour later our oldest woke up with nightmares which kept her awake until 4:30ish. Needless to say, the 7am coffee got pushed to 7:30, the workout didn't happen, and everyone ended their time in bed feeling more tired than when it began.

My way was obviously not God's plan for the morning. But,…