This article is me to a T....except not as extreme. I don't see myself as a newlywed, decorating a nursery before I get pregnant. But I am naturally a planner and thus, often a worrier. So I look ahead. I want to know where my life will take me-- if a job will open up in a year or two, if a relationship will lead to forever or just heartache, if I will be a lawyer forever or do something else, if I will travel to this ballgame next year, how many kids should i have, etc etc. I often times (espeically relationally) am worrying because I want to know the outcome in order to diminish pain. This author made some good points about always looking to the future not the present.
I LOVE this article on praying in expectation. This is what has changed the most in my prayer life in the past year or so. I read a lot of spurgeon exerpts and articles talking about praying with real faith....and as I started praying, expecting an answer and thanking God for that answer before he even answered, I begin to get more answer and at very least, notice answers that had been there.
A yankee's perspective on ole miss and the south.