Laying Down the Conductor’s Baton ~ Grace & Truth (Week 55)

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I used to want to be a conductor.

When I was in high school I dreamt of conducting my way across Europe from one symphony orchestra to the next.

God intervened and changed my dreams, and I’ve never once regretted it.

But I still love to conduct.

In more ways than one, I’m afraid.

In today’s featured post, Dianne Thornton, writer at Sweeter Than Honey, brings a pertinent truth about the natural human desire to “conduct,” as we wield control and direction over the people and circumstances of our lives.

She wisely points out that our controlling tendencies have a much deeper and more sinister root than we imagine. And she shows us the key to laying down our batons once and for all.


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4 Replies to “Laying Down the Conductor’s Baton ~ Grace & Truth (Week 55)”

  1. Dawn

    Dianne’s story made me smile especially since I am in a class once a week on Music Theory with a room full of teens trying to analyze a score of music. I am the tutor, but they teach me so much. 🙂

    Thank you for hosting the link up, Jennifer!

  2. Dianne Thornton

    It’s a privilege to be featured here, Jennifer. For this control freak, i believe this is a life-long lesson. But one that gets better as we yield our schedules to the Lord daily. Have a blessed weekend!


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