“In those days, John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!” For he is the one spoken through the prophet Isaiah, who said: “A voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way for the Lord; make His paths straight!’” Matthew 3:1-3
Before I came to know the Lord in a saving way, I had mapped out a plan for my life. I could show you on paper where I was and where I wanted to be. I had drawn a straight line to my dreams of success. Let’s just say my plan didn’t hold water.
“My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.” Jeremiah 2:13