Monday, February 20, 2006

Questions On A Monday Afternoon

Do you ever think about the fact that you don't have total control of your life? Perhaps you do? Oh, we'd like to think that we have it together and that we're in complete control of our lives, but are we? I'm thinking this because I know that there are plans and activities that I have in my mind to execute, but my body and spirit won't budge??? This leads me to believe that there is an opposing force holding me back. Perhaps it's just me?

12 comments:

Tu s. Tin said...

I always have the same feeling.

African girl, American world said...

all we gotta do is get out of our own way!!

hey Stephen :)

Accomplice said...

i like god is in control and i am like a kite in the wind. i may see where i want to go, but the wind may have other plans....or something.

Mrs A. said...

i agree with accomplice...i think we have influence, but not ultimate control

Stephen Bess said...

tu s.tin-
Yes, a peculiar feeling isn't it.

Mwabi-
There you are! Thanks for stopping by.

Accomplice-
I'm the son of a Georgia preacher, but I should still know to look to God. I agree. Thanks. :)

Miss A-
You're right. This is why I pray for guidance and direction. Thanks.

faith said...

I feel the same way! Sometimes I think it is God pulling us one way, and sometimes I agree with mwabi, and we are the only ones in our way! Somethings to think about, that is for sure!

Stephen Bess said...

Faith-
I guess that we should just have faith that all things will eventually fall into place.

Rose DesRochers said...

It isn't just you.

Bougie Black Boy said...

Nah, its not you. But look at it like this--the opposing force (whether real or in our heads) is a test, allowing us to realize if we really want to do what we planned to do.

Stephen Bess said...

Rose-
That's always nice to know. I guess we feel alone about how we feel sometimes. Thanks.

SEJ-
Alright, a sort of grace period to help us sort our thoughts. I like that. Thanks.

NML said...

I know that feeling. I think it's me in my case. We need to clear out our clutter and focus :-)

Stephen Bess said...

Yes, Focus!! Focus!! I'm feeling that. Thanks! :)

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