For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.– Colossians 1:16 (NIV)
Are you living your “best life ever”? Perhaps that has been a dream of yours for a very long time but with all the chaos going on in your life, it may seem a bit unattainable. At this point you may have even chalked it up to simply being an old cliché. You may look at others who appear to be living the best life and you secretly covet their lives. You may be wondering why they can have the life that has only manifested in your life as a thought.
In order to live out our best life, we must turn to God’s Word to discover what He considers to be the best life. Unfortunately, many of us have let the world’s definition and that of our own taint the true meaning of living the best life. The world will gladly tell us that it is all about gaining notoriety and stockpiling money. Our flesh will also deceive us into thinking that it is all about using what we gain to gratify self.
Nevertheless, the greatest day, aside from being born and our spiritual rebirth, is the day we discover that we were created for God to carry out a specific purpose. The moment we clock into purpose and commit to living out that purpose for the rest of our lives is when we are afforded the opportunity to live out our “best life ever”. At that moment, the dots supernaturally start to connect. Whereas, we are finally able to see how things in our past, the good, bad and ugly, have been used as tools to shape us to carry out this divine purpose. It also affords us the opportunity to welcome and embrace our present and future encounters from a “bring it on” mindset, as long as it will make us more equipped to carry out His purpose and plan for our existence.
Lord, thank You that there is divine purpose in this life, even though many times some things seem so out of order and meaningless. I realize that even if I never gain notoriety or great wealth, as long as I am living out my purpose, then I too will be living my “best life ever”. Thank You for helping me to see that the life I am living is less about me and more about being a willing vessel to accomplish Your purpose in this world.