Our hubris of trying to control every inch of our lives is in some sense natural. It is not at all unusual to try and safeguard ourselves from danger and the unknown. The more control we feel we might be able to wrest from a situation, (or others), the easier our lives will be. But, in matters of the spirit, we are not leaders. We cannot be masters of our fates in the way we wish. Rather, we are followers, we are disciples who need the word and light of The LORD God and His only begotten Son to guide us. No (Wo)Man in front of God is thus a master, for we are all His children, in need of compassion and care.
And we can pray:
LORD my Master and Heavenly Father, help me heed The words of Your Son and my Savior – Jesus, help me see that Jesus is Your light, come down to the world to guide (Wo)Mankind. Redeem me from my darkness by showing me that I am like a lamb, yearning for Your Love and guidance, in Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.