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Stop Thinking Too Much

How many times have we overthought things so much we end up getting nothing done?

Sometimes we can overthink our way right into oblivion and never-never land if we're not careful. If the Lord put something in our heart to do and we try to wait until everything is lined up perfectly, we may never get it done. We may think we're being a perfectionist, but lots of perfectionists find themselves miserable and unfulfilled, because nothing will ever be good enough. And when we continue to keep looking at the paint drying, that's a long wait of getting nothing done. That means we're not much different than the lazy person. "Slothfulness [laziness] casts into a deep sleep, and an idle person will suffer hunger (Proverbs 19:15). We have to be careful so we don't fall into the trap of going nowhere fast. 

So, instead of thinking on things making perfect sense, we have to just step out and do it. Don't think about it anymore. Just take a chance. It's ok to not understand every little thing. We have to have faith that God will do it. "Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for (Hebrews 11:1). 

Stop thinking so much, have faith, and do it. 

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