Proverbs 16:9 NIVUK
9 In their hearts humans plan their course,
    but the Lord establishes their steps.

If I’m honest, I’ve had more than enough of the soft-focus talent show ‘follow your heart’ glibness that says we can be anything we want to be if only we’re faithful to our dreams. Truth is we can’t. I’m not saying that dreams are wrong, they’re not, having a vision, something we’re aiming for is good, but the writer of Proverbs nails it with the second half of this verse; our dreams will only take us so far, but God’s will never fails. I wonder, what is God’s dream for you?

Lord, shape my desires to marry yours, that I might aim for what you will.

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