As I walked on the beach early this morning close to the ocean I noticed a long path of footprints in front of me. They were going in a straight line. There was only that one trail at first, but as I kept taking steps forward another path came into the picture and intersected with the original trail, and then took its own course into the ocean. There weren’t any people in sight. It was in the quietness of this morning staring at the two different paths that Inspire Moment #100 hit me, Footprints.
We are all moving in a direction. Sometimes we don’t know where we are headed and other times we know exactly where we are going. A couple questions for you to ponder are 1) What is leading you in your life? 2) What is tugging at your heart for you to go one way or the other? We are all on a different path and my last question for you is this, when your journey isn’t turning out the way that you envisioned it to be, would you trust something or someone to lead you along a different way? A way, a path, that just feels like it fits for you.
The inspiration behind Inspire Moment #100 is to encourage you to take some rest this week and to think about what is leading you. Think about what is important to you on this journey. You are making Footprints every day so if you aren’t going in the direction that you planned, trying opening up and intersecting with a new path to help get you on your way.
Know that along your journey people will come into your path, your life, for a just a couple steps or maybe for a couple seasons. They bring something to your journey. They could bring comfort. They could bring support. They may bring hardship. They could bring negativity. They should bring love. They might just bring you joy.
The key is to make a strong Footprint in your life every day because the journey that you’re on does have a direction, you just have to trust it and be a good passenger.