I will step back and let Him lead the way.
The bumper sticker says, “If God is your co-pilot you’re in the wrong seat.” Today’s lesson teaches the same thing “I will step back and let Him lead the way.”
In Alcoholic Anonymous, the slogan says, “Let go and let God.” AA encourages us to give up our willfulness and replace it with willingness. The ego is a tenacious devil that finds it tremendously difficult to surrender to Something greater than itself and yet we are encouraged in step three to make a decision to turn our will over to the care of God as we understand God.
In Unitarian Universalism, we covenant together to affirm and promote the free and responsible search for truth and meaning and we are challenged by the questions “What is the truth?” and “Where is it to be found?” and “What will give my life meaning?” UU identifies six sources of spiritual wisdom to explore. This exploration takes a lifetime and it is a lifetime well spent.
Today, it is suggested that we take several moments to remind ourselves to step back and let our Transcendent Source lead the way. A way to do this is simply to ask “What would Love have me do?”