Have you ever thought you knew best how events in your life should evolve? Boy, I have. I’ve also been surprised when God had a different plan. But I’ve discovered that His outline is consistently a whole lot better than mine. You might say that God is the one with the overview.
Discovering this fact liberated me, and helps to define my role in the unfoldment of good. God as divine Principle, source, and solitary ruler, orders and governs His entire universe in perfect harmony. He doesn’t need our help, but requires that we follow His lead.
Let me give you an example. After I spent a summer earning the money for my final year of college, a friend asked to borrow that money to feed his three small children. I loaned him all I’d earned after he promised to pay it back in a month. That didn’t happen.