Have you ever known someone who is a compulsive planner? They have their entire day planned out… or perhaps their entire life! Anything that disrupts their plan will likely make them downright irritable and not fun to be around. How do I know this? Because I used to be a compulsive planner.
Then we had kids… 3 of them… all girls. Plan? What plan?
My accountability partner (aka, my “Wingman in Christ”) recently gave me a copy of Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. In today’s devotion, it says:
“A mind preoccupied with planning pays homage to the idol of control. Turn from this idolatry back to Me. Listen to me and live abundantly.” (p. 117).
Which got me to thinking: is it wrong for a follower of Jesus to plan?
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