“Look, Mom! Come on, come on- they hatched, they hatched.”
There is nothing like the enthusiasm of a four year old. My daughter is creative, intelligent and her enthusiasm holds no bonds. This of course means my house is in a constant state of chaos as it staggers under the pull of her latest creative explosion.
As you can see in her enthusiasm to see the newly dyed eggs hatch, into baby chicks. She helped the hatching. By squeezing them till they exploded she didn’t even wait for the paint to dry. (only for my back to be turned)
Did baby chicks receive liberation from their shells?
No, definitely not.
My daughter lacked the understanding that hard boiled eggs did not in fact house cute fuzzy chicks desiring a good cuddling. They did however house a big mess.
How many times do we squeeze the living day lights out of the egg? Hoping to help along the situation that God clearly has in control. His mighty hands are already moving for us and we try to throw ours in the mix.
Oops! We just created a mess.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, save us from our own desires to jump ahead and rush where we have no wisdom. You tell us in Your Word that if we lack wisdom then we should ask. We are asking now. Grant us discernment to know whether to stay or go. To lie down or get up. We need Your might hand in our lives. We wait expectantly upon You. Cover us in Your blood as we rest in You. Amen.