A few nights ago, I cried myself to sleep. I began to feel like my life was remaining stagnant. I have such big plans for my future that when things slow down I get nervous. And when I don’t see God doing the things I want Him to do in my life, I get frustrated. I started reading horoscopes more than I read the Bible because I began to lose hope.
But when I fell asleep, I had an odd dream. In the dream, I was at the mall with a cousin. Suddenly an alarm went off for a big storm coming through the area. People began running frantically for safety. I remember seeing the walls of the mall crumbling down as waves of water from the storm came colliding. My cousin and I were desperate to get home to our families so we caught a ride from a little boy. After driving through the storm, the little boy dropped us off to my cousin’s house. However, I wanted him to take me to my house so I could be with my family. I begged and pleaded him to take me home. “Please, please take me home so I could be with my family!” But after several attempts, his final answer was no. The boy wanted to go home before the storm got too bad. Defeated, I walked with my cousin to her house, but to my surprise, my family was there.
When I woke up, I thought to myself, “Wow, they ended up being there all along.” If I had actually gotten my way and he took me to my house, I would have been disappointed and alone.
God wants me to tell you that sometimes, when we are going through a storm, we have our own ideas of where we should be, and get frustrated when we don’t reach that destination. You might never reach that destination. But the place God has in mind for you will be so much more rewarding and beneficial.
I then started to think about the little boy who gave us the ride. I actually recognized him from real life. I work for a children’s program and the boy, named Micah, is actually the tiniest child in the program. Although, he is too small to be driving a car, I relied on him in the dream to take me to where I wanted to be.
Sometimes when our faith in God decreases, we start relying on people or things that are UNQUALIFIED to take us to our desired destination. God then told me to look up the meaning of the name Micah, and I found out that it means “Who is like God?” And of course the answer to this question is no one!
I needed that reality check. I needed to be reminded that horoscopes are not God. People are not God. I am not God. So what I have planned for my life just might not be what He does. And that is okay, because what He has in store for you and me is so much greater than we could ever imagine ourselves. Don’t be discouraged. God has a plan.
xo, Brittany Kayla
3 thoughts on “The dream GOD gave me that put my frustration to rest!”
I really really thank Jesus for sending you in my path and ultimately to this particular post. You’ve described my exact situation; in that I’ve started becoming anxious because nothing seems to be happening; nothing that I want. Looking at the lives of those around me wasn’t making it easier for me either because of course they seemed to be moving ahead, getting what they want. Today I read my horoscope for the first time in years. While doing it, I had this awful feeling because I knew better. But because my hope was dwindling I did it anyway. Anyway, thank you for being obedient and posting this. It’s given me encouragement. God’s blessings to keep doing you. Xoxo G
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God bless you!
This was great Brittany. Thanks for sharing this. Abby
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