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Show me where I'm holding back your story

Dear Lord, You are writing a story with my life. I know that, but I often forget that my story is actually a tool to tell your story. You're writing your story on my life so people who don't know you will see what love looks like through me. I'm blowing this. How much am I confusing the telling of your story? Are the pages of my life so focused on me and what will happen to me and what has happened to me that your message is blurred? Lord, show me where I'm interrupting the story you want to write on me. I know you've called me. I've hard the sermons and read the Bible verses about calling and surrender. It's just that sometimes, I don't know what you're calling me to. I see what I can do and what I want to do, but I don't understand what's taking you so long to use me for something significant. This is idolatry, and I confess it to you. This is greed, fear, and selfishness. This is me thinking that your gifts are