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Doing the unexpected is an active part of our newly transformed lives. And with it, are times where we realize how important it is for us to no longer struggle in trying to explain things we “think” we should understand, or blindly search for those answers we “think” we should know or have answers for. And in Christian maturity, we realize that sometimes the best thing we can do is to actually do the one thing that our minds strongly battle against doing, and that is to simply and vocally admit to others, “I don’t know.” Throughout various times in our lives, the Holy Spirit has shown us how so many different wrong things have happened all because either ourselves, or others, have even attempted to wrongly explain things that He hadn’t equipped us to understand, know, or even comment on. But now? Well, we see how miraculous that one slight and simple admission of “I don’t know” is. Because while we are secure in knowing that even though we don’t know, our all-knowing, all-powerful, all-present Abba does and if we are to know, or have a need to know, then He will make sure we understand and know. These times, and our response to them, uniquely nourish our relationship with Jesus and allows us to also experience a profoundly rich level of our Creator’s vibrant love for us. Although mostly overlooked, and mostly forgotten about, this admission and free-will choice we make allows Jesus to heal our limits and opens us up to receive profound wisdom only Abba can gift us with. As Matthew 7:7-8 reminds us, ‘Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.’ Sometimes, we are just not at a place, mentally, physically or even spiritually, where we can healthily understand, but praise King Jesus, our Shepherd will make sure we know what we need to know, when we need to know it. Jesus cleanses, heals, and restores us while the Holy Spirit, our Comforter, lovingly instructs us. What an amazingly vibrant and profound life our Shepherd intimately guides us through!