What Happens When Plan A Fails?

You can plan and dream about what your life will look like, but what happens when it doesn’t work out the way you planned it? Because of our decisions and the decisions of others, we may find ourselves somewhere we never thought we would ever be: a career we aren’t passionate about, divorced, struggling with children, unplanned pregnancy, and the list could go on.

What happens when you find yourself outside of the margins within the story God had written for you? Don’t throw everything away. Understand God can and will bless you even when you have to move to Plan B (or C, or D, or E . . . )

Misty Gatlin Fitch

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I’m a planner.  I need to think things through, research if necessary, and plan every detail out.  For me, it’s a way to make sure my time isn’t wasted, my days are productive, and I get the most out of every situation.  It’s a way to keep me sane.  I struggle when things don’t work out as planned.  It throws me off, and I sometimes find myself easily overwhelmed.  Have you ever done this?

When the Plan Fails

Unfortunately, when this happens I oftentimes overreact and let my emotions take control.  Now, it’s one thing for emotions to take control when your alarm doesn’t go off the day of a most important meeting, causing you to rush to get ready, get caught in traffic, and arrive at the airport just in time to see your plane take off knowing you only had an hour between that flight…

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