Day 6 of Chartering the Unknown

The word today is KNOW.

I am participating in a 31 day challenge to bloggers everywhere to write for five minutes everyday in October. This challenge was issued by Kate Motaung’s link up. Join me everyday as I chart our progress (in 5 minutes) on the unknown adventure with a known God.


I do NOT KNOW what tomorrow will bring. I do NOT KNOW the plan but thankfully God does know.

I home-school my youngest son Daniel. Sometimes I struggle with teaching him, because he already “knows-it-all”. But then when the test comes, and he fails it, he is humbled to know he still has a lot to learn.

My son’s behaviors usually reflect my own. So I examine my heart to see if I have a “know-it-all” attitude with the great Teacher. I think that is why I struggle so much to not plan anything out. I almost feel like I know what is going to happen. Of course, I am usually wrong but I still play with the thoughts that I already know.

I do know a lot about God’s Word but when I really stop and look deeper I always learn something new. God’s Word is never dull, when you search for it as a treasure.

I am thankful for the time I am having alone with Him today, on a cold and rainy day. I have a lot to learn from my King. I know nothing. I know only that God is good. God is marvelous. He is amazing. He is so wise. He is everything to me, and without Him I am nothing and I know nothing. 🙂

So yeah everyone who keeps asking me, “what do you guys plan to do?”

Or, “where are you guys gonna live or work?”

My humbled response is, “I know nothing.”



About jodiesdye

Originally from the Detroit, Michigan area, Jodie has made Perrysburg, OH her home since 2003. A former gang member and drug addict who had lost all hope of living, Dye felt the Lord calling her to follow him on Sept. 1, 1992. She has been following Jesus Christ for over 20 years with a greater addiction than she had with drugs. Her life testifies that God can create beauty from the hopeless cases in today’s society. What the enemy meant for her demise, God turned everything around to prove that it was the foolish one who would confound the wisdom of this world. Bill and Jodie Dye married in October 10, 2010. They have three children each, making their lovely family a model of the brady bunch. Four of those children are adults and are successfully making responsible choices for their futures and two sons still at home. Before Bill and Jodie were married, Jodie worked as a computer programmer, however, her passion was with people. She now has the opportunity to teach weekly Beauty Treatment classes at her home church, Calvary Church on Conant street in Maumee, OH. Her passion is to prepare the Church for the coming of Jesus Christ. Jodie directs and hosts Beauty Treatment Retreats. She has also been a speaker at various women's events and conferences.
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2 Responses to Day 6 of Chartering the Unknown

  1. Lisa says:

    “I know nothing. I only know that God is good.” This so touched me- I wept. If only I could stay right there…all the time. How freeing it is. I purpose to remember this in the days to come.


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