(November 13, 2019) Carol Round encourages us to seek God’s purpose for us in life…
‘Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails’ declares Proverbs 19:21.
Never doubting God
In 1975, I graduated from college and was immediately hired to teach in the public school system. While I never doubted my life’s calling as a teacher, God steered me from majoring in elementary education to that of a secondary educator.
And, because I was surprised by this unexpected turn in my path, I’ve never doubted it was God’s plan for me all along.
During my 30-year teaching career, God repeatedly reminded me through the relationships I had with my students, both during and after their high school years, that his purpose had prevailed.
Even after my retirement from education, God has used me to encourage, and to minister to, my former students.
Redirected by the Holy Spirit
But while I had post-retirement plans, God had a greater one. (more…)