God has provided for us in so many ways over the last several months as we have stepped out in obedience to His call to Cape Town. He provided a quick sell of our home. He has provided the financial pieces of the puzzle. He provided when it came time for Tate to inform his company about our move. The Lord has stepped up to the plate each time for us and provided beyond our expectations. But I still got self-sufficient. I easily got to a place where I forgot about all GOD was doing...not me.
This week we got news that what we thought was going to be our plan for our girls schooling might not work out. What is the first thing I do....I try to fix it myself....I start worrying.....
I was reminded of something I recently read in a book Circle Makers by Mark Batterson and knew it was a reminder from the Lord.
"We want a one-week or one-month or one-year supply of God's provision, but God wants us to drop on our knees EVERY DAY in raw dependence on Him. And God knows that if He provided too much too soon we'd lose our spiritual hunger. He knows we'd stop trusting in our Provider and start trusting in the provision. We seem to want God to provide more so we need Him less."
My lesson in all this is simple....I don't want to lose my spiritual hunger. God is the same today as He was to the Israelites. He literally provided their daily bread each day but yet they forgot. I don't want to lose my hunger or need for MY PROVIDER.