I know this has been around for a long time, but I saw it again recently and decided that you needed to hear my opinion on it. ;-)
The first time I saw this bumper sticker, it was on a car which had obviously been in several small accidents - dented fender, broken tail light, duct-taped window, etc.
And of course, this drives me just crazy!!
God is nobody's co-pilot.
God doesn't need a co-pilot.
God is THE PILOT, the co-pilot, the navigator, the flight attendant, etc.
I am a passenger.
My job is to trust Him - to trust that He knows what He's doing, that He will get me to my destination, and that He always knows the best route.
For those of you who are going through difficult circumstances, I pray that you will not bother to look deep within to find the answers, for there are none there. If we honestly assess what's in our hearts, we tend to find selfishness, greed, pride, resentment, ulterior motives for our 'goodness,' etc.
Instead, look outward - to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, the only One who can forgive sins, Who takes our sin in trade for His righteousness and give us freedom from guilt, a clear conscience, and an abiding joy.
He's the Pilot whom we can trust with our present and future.
Even when there's turbulence.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths. -Proverbs 3:5
But the lovingkindness of the LORD is to everlasting on those who fear Him, and His righteousness to children's children, to those who keep his covenant and remember His precepts to do them. The LORD has established His throne in the heavens and His sovereignty rules over all. -Psalm 103:17-19
Second Chance - A Tale of Two Puppies
Check out my handcrafted soaps at Soap'n'Such