Every Moment a Cross Road?

If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15

Sometimes, strange things get my attention.  I see odd correlations.  Metaphors. Analogies.

I fit things together that don’t necessarily go together - at least not in my mind.


When I chose the picture for the post “Living Intentionally?”, I realized just  how much a crosspost looks like a cross. And it struck me that this is one of those extremely obvious things that I’ve not put together before.


Isn’t that what the cross is?

A crossroads in our life.

A place of choice.

I used to think that the decision to follow Christ was a one-time decision. And, after that, everything just sorta “happened.”

I didn’t truly realize, (and I think I am still coming to realize) that every moment is a crossroad.

In that moment … no … in THIS moment … what choice am I going to make?

Am I going to choose to go the way of the cross - or am I going to choose to go my own way.

We, who follow Christ, are, indeed, on a pathway filled with cross posts.

It is truly a cross road.

I read a wonderful quote the other day.  I’m not sure who wrote it or said it, but is speaks volumes for where I am right now.

You are free to choose.

However, you are not free from the consequences of your choice.

I am coming to understand that whatever choice I make right now determines what happens in the next moment of my life.

Am I continually seeking God?

Am I taking my rightful role in life?

Am I letting God be God?

Every moment is a crossroad.

Every moment is a choice.

So, even in the pain-filled moments, even in the scary “I don’t know what is going to happen next” moments, we have a choice.

Will we allow God to direct our paths?

Or will we strike out on our own.

The choice, my beloved readers, is yours.

As is the consequence of that choice.

Father God, help us to choose wisely this day.  Help us to be willing to give up our own journey for the one you have chosen for us - for the one that will lead us ever closer to You.  Amen and amen.


I’d love to hear how God is working in your life!

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