Friday, September 24, 2010

Taking God's Lead

September 17, 2008

I made a connection today.

As a slumbered, I dreamt I was orchestrating this plan. It was to figure out who dumped toxic material in a local reservoir. The townspeople were sick and the businesses had left.

In the hospital I got eyewitness accounts from sick townspeople of the dumping activities. I had maps marked and I had a plan to bring the people responsible to justice. I had records and charts.

Then, in the dream, my husband erased all my notes, crumpled my plans and destroyed everything I built. My teetering plans for retribution were wiped clean in a single fell swoop.

Then I woke up.

I rolled over and gave my husband a morning hug just as his alarm rang. Today he’d be auditioning for open mic night at a comedy club for the first time. I couldn’t help but think the dream had something to do with this, but I couldn’t tell how.

As a rose, he told me to get some rest, since we’d be up late that night. I wasn’t sleepy, and I told him so. I walked into the kitchen to make him his lunch. God told me to tell him about my dream, I didn’t want to, but I shared anyway.

I hugged him again as he walked out the door and opened up my computer to email someone I forgot to the night before. I read some email, got to one from my homeschooling cyber parent support group. It led me to the third epistle of John.

I read the whole epistle, and then was led to the questions. “Is God trying to tell you follow someone else’s lead?” I instantly knew what the dream was about.

Lord, let me follow your lead today, do what you have in store for me and give my children Your love today.


This was a journal entry made two years ago. I have yet to learn the lesson God was speaking to my heart that day. So much has happened since then. I am seizure and medication free becasue I stopped eating gluten and other foods (you can find the story here about that on my other blog I had a miscarriage, I had a baby, and I had back surgery. All through these trials I feel God's hand leading me. The one thing I can say is that I am redirected much easier than before. :)

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