God’s Refinery – Your Location Determines Your Allocation
A little girl walking in a garden noticed a particularly beautiful flower. She admired its beauty and enjoyed its fragrance. “It’s so pretty!” she exclaimed. As she gazed on it, her eyes followed the stem down to the soil in which it grew. “This flower is too pretty to be planted in such dirt!” she cried. So she pulled it up by its roots and ran to the water faucet to wash away the soil. It wasn’t long until the flower wilted and died. When the gardener saw what the little girl had done, he exclaimed, “You have destroyed my finest plant!” “I’m sorry, but I didn’t like it in that dirt,” she said. The gardener replied, “I chose that spot and mixed the soil because I knew that only there could it grow to be a beautiful flower.”
Don’t ‘uproot’ yourself where God has planted you. There is a divine location for everyone. There is a special grace connected to your location and if you are not in your place, you will not enjoy that grace. Run your race. Stay on your track. Be Patient! Don’t run ahead of God. He is the on-time God even though He does not work by our time. You can’t dictate to God what He should do with your life. He owns you and had formed a path for you even before you were born. Your ‘soil may be filled with dirt’ but there is a beauty coming out of it for your life. Our God has never missed it and He will not start with you. Be yourself and don’t try to be another, in a bid to imitate others you lose your originality. Don’t murmur because of the circumstances into which God has sovereignly placed you, it is not an accident; He is working things out for your good. He is using your pressures, trials, and difficulties to bring you to a new degree of spiritual beauty. A gold is not called by its name until it has gone through the fire and the purer the gold, the more valuable it becomes. The scriptures says, “You will go through the fire and you shall not be burnt.” Ordinarily it is impossible for a combustible material not to be easily ignited by fire but in this case, the fire will not consume but what it does is to purify. Fire is not attractive, you need to have been burnt to know how dangerous it is but our God is awesome, He makes something beautiful out of the ugly. He has fulfilled His side of the bargain. It is left for you to play your part. I pray for you today that you will be divinely connected to your God-appointed location in Jesus name. God bless you big.