Learn to Stay in Your Lane


Hello People!

Happy Sunday! I’m still trying to get over the jetlag believe it or not. Lord help me now! lol. 😀

01454baeb76a64bf08ca3070349734c8Today’s post comes from experience. How many times have you driven (if you drive that is) and had someone cut you off and either:

1) slow down the moment they did that, or

2) they drive in such a way that they make it almost nearly impossible for you to overtake them? 😦

If you are a driver, holla! As a fellow driver, I know how annoying that can be. Some people even do things to get you into road rage, but the thing is, you’ve got to remain calm. Well that’s what any good driving instructor would ever tell you. Honestly, I should speak for myself because sometimes, I’m like “get off the road!” if I see careless driving skills going on. Father, Help ME NOW! lol 😀

 


tumblr_md8u5oz12c1qhmhdfo1_500Listen, sometimes people will do that to you in life. There will be people competing with you unnecessarily in your life trying to overtake you to show you how supposedly “better” they are than you at something. Some people may even antagonize you to speed with them and race them, but you shouldn’t fall for that nonsense. Just keep it real cool and stay in your lane! You don’t need to be tricked into getting into an accident with them. The mistakes I see people make is that when people are competing with others for attention or promotion that’s headed your way, they do things to try and make you mess up to make you miss your blessing which is your destination.


Don’t allow a fool on the road of your life to mess up the direction you are heading by being distracted by their shenanigans. There will be people trying to prove that they are better than you at something, but your job is to remain focused on the road you have to take. If they overtake you, let them…continue at a safe distance behind and remember, that just because they’re in front of you doesn’t mean they know where you’re going. When they aren’t paying too much attention, you’ll overtake them, just give it time because the road you are traveling on is one less traveled.


 

I believe that God is taking certain people to roads less traveled. Having said that though, you will have bad drivers in your life trying to follow you, overtake you, aggravate you as you pursue your destiny/destination. You have to stay on your lane to get to where you need to be. Those that compete with you are direction-less and mindless people that don’t know how to “stay in their lane”. When you allow God to be your GPS (Godly Positioning System), He will take you to places that will help you avoid all these obstacles. You need Emotional Strength to be a great driver. Don’t always react to every crazy driver that tries to pull stunts while you remain on the right path. God has given you a path to take, so continue in it.


 

d476a3477856cef4477ac1ac6518e2a9I remember being in a car accident a few years ago. I was hit by a bus and a huge SUV in the winter time at that. It’s a wonder why I’m still alive and all in one piece. Obviously, I give God the credit for it 😀 . But what I want to say is that, there may even be people  in your life who will try to abort your destiny by trying to crash into you. That is when you need the Holy Spirit’s help to preserve your destiny. You need discernment and wisdom to continue your journey. That accident I went through like 5 years ago was insane. I had to go through soo much therapy to be back in shape again. I still suffer some back issues because of it, but I don’t allow the past to stop me from jumping back into my car and continue the course.


You see, sometimes, people will crash into you hoping that you won’t recover and continue your journey. In some cases, they hope that you die from the accident, which I think was the case for me, but praise God, I’m still here. Let me tell you, that with God on your side, nothing by any means can stop you from achieving what you need to achieve. Yes, like me who was in that accident, you might be delayed on the journey, but God will heal you and it will be up to you at that point to not be paralyzed by the fear of the accident to keep you continuing the journey.


2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.


tumblr_meepy1JYLU1qhmhdfo1_500Some people encounter stuff like that in their lives and never drive again, but I’m a person that has too much destiny to stay put…I’ll continue moving forward and so should you. Don’t let the past hold you back from pursuing the future. Don’t let anybody’s mistake hold you back either. Just because people don’t like where you’re headed doesn’t mean that they have the capacity to hold you back from your destination.Don’t give people too much power over your destiny. Give your destiny into God’s Hands, and He will preserve you throughout the entire journey. Ask the Lord to give you the spirit of wisdom and understanding to take you safely to your destination. You have to put your trust in God.


The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.

Sometimes, you’ll encounter busy-bodies who are all up in your business wanting to know “where are you going?”. Remember my previous post about Wisdom in the Season where I talked about being DISCREET?  Those are the times where you need to keep your mouth shut because such people are the same types of people that try to overtake you, ram into you and do crazy things while you are on your journey to your destination. You haven’t got the time for that.


15-1Yes, people will be jealous of you and will want to travel along side you to see if they can obtain the promise that God has for you when you get to your destination, but let me tell you, they have no right to what’s yours if they never worked their faith as hard as you have to obtain it. No one has the right to steal or overtake you thinking they can simply beat you to what God has planned for you. These people are “haters” and God will cause such people to take detours out of your life simply because you are putting your trust in God. I like the saying I heard one Nigerian say which is what I’ll say to you here in this post, and that is to all your haters, they can “sit-down, one-side, to the back” of your life since God will direct your path to a place where you will prosper and be in good health as your soul prospers. Because Jesus is the GPS in your life, He will take you to the roads that will rid you of all the crazy drivers out there that want to give you hell on the road while you are on your journey. Just keep trusting God, Amen!


Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

 

There is a song that is in my spirit right now by Hillsong Worship called Open Heaven (River Wild). You need to surrender to the Holy Spirit in order for God to direct your path, Amen!

I pray that this song blesses your spirit today. 😀

4 thoughts on “Learn to Stay in Your Lane

  1. What an awesome post, I love how you keep it real. Every word that you said was inspired by the Holy Spirit for this time. The Word for this year 2016 is Moving Forward. Don’t let anything and particularly anyone cause you to lessen your momentum:

    Galatians 5:7-10 The Message (MSG)

    7-10 You were running superbly! Who cut in on you, deflecting you from the true course of obedience? This detour doesn’t come from the One who called you into the race in the first place. And please don’t toss this off as insignificant.

    Your timing is impeccable, continue to allow God to speak to you. keep your ear at this mouth. This past Sunday at church, the praise team sang a song. Moving Forward:
    Moving Forward
    Israel Houghton
    Oh, hey, what a moment You have brought me to?
    Such a freedom I have found in You
    You’re the healer who makes all things new, yeah, yeah, yeah
    I’m not going back, I’m moving ahead
    Here to declare to You my past is over in You
    All things are made new, surrendered my life to Christ
    I’m moving, moving forward, oh
    You have risen with all power in Your hands
    You have given me a second chance
    Hallelujah, hallelujah, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Oh yeah, yeah, yeah, oh
    I’m not going back, I’m moving ahead
    Here to declare to You my past is over in You
    All things are made new, surrendered my life to Christ
    I’m moving
    Not going back, moving ahead
    Here to declare to You, my past is over in You
    All things are made new, surrendered my life to Christ
    I’m moving, moving forward

    The anointing was really on that song, afterward there was a young lady who was suppose to minister in dance. She came out and begin to dance and guess what, as soon as she started to dance the music went out. Instead of stopping she continued dancing until she finished. Everyone in church cheered her on.

    The Holy Spirit spoke to me and said, That he stopped the music and when she made the decision to keep moving forward in the dance, it was a demonstration of the anointing on the song. It was to minister to the you woman and all of us on many levels. Not to let anything or anyone keep us from moving forward. And your teaching here is further confirmation of what I experienced this past Sunday.

    May God richly bless you!

    • That’s a wonderful testimony Sis. Hazel. We all must remember to just “keep it movin'”. Faith should cause us to move otherwise out faith is of no effect if we remain still when we are called to move by God’s Spirit. May the Lord continue to move your spirit and bless the minister who decided that you don’t need music to worship God, you just need the heart to worship Him in Spirit and in Truth. The act alone is powerful enough to reach a heart that needed to see that. We cannot rely on our human emotions to move by faith, we need to rely on the Holy Spirit to move by faith. Thank you for sharing this story. I love the song “Moving Forward”. I’ve sung that song in my church and it is such a powerful song. I pray that it’s not just a song to people but a reminder that that is what we ought to do as people. We need to keep moving forward, Amen! 😀

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