I like to think I can do everything, but I know all too well–sometimes more each day– that I just can’t. That means sometimes I do things I never would have imagined. But in the doing I see His provision of all my needs. That His strength is made perfect when I admit my weakness.
This week I registered my daughter for a couple high school classes. My daughter who has been homeschooled every day of my life. Dropping her off to shadow a class just about undid me — not because of where she was, but because of the letting go. You see I am not a science person. There’s a reason I went to law school and not med school. But my daughter is. She wants to be a flight nurse. That means I have to admit my weakness (strong dislike of science) and allow God to step in and show me His provision.
This school is the only one in the county with a bio-med program. Sitting in on one class, my daughter’s fears were calmed. Instead she was bouncing like a kid hyped on candy. She knew that’s where she was supposed to be. The amazing thing is God had let me know that a couple months earlier.
I’ve seen this play out so many times in my life. When I’m willing to admit that I am weak in an area, God is waiting to show His strength. The crazy thing is I have to step out of the way so I can see His provision. I have to lower my pride to admit I can’t do everything.
But when I do, He tends to show up with exactly what I need. His power evidenced through a variety of ways. His strength magnified by my admitted need.
How has God shown up in His power in your life?