Story: I saw this truth at work several years ago while skiing. As I was swishing down the mountain, I was blown away by a group of blind skiers. Skiing is difficult enough when you can see; imagine zipping down a tree-lined mountain w/out sight under the direction of someone’s voice. Ski guides use voice commands and a tapping technique to guide the blind skiers down the mountain. Despite the clamor of other skiers, a blind skier must be tuned to the guide’s voice b/c their well-being is completely dependent on their ability to hear his instruction.
Note: The same is true in our relationship w/ God. We have no idea what really lies beyond the next turn or crest in our lives, but He does. To make it through life, we must learn to listen to the voice of the Good Shepherd.
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