The advice we choose might be from a book by a doctor, or a random conversation with someone at church, or a blog post by a teenager, or just something we found on Pinterest.
For many of us, if we’re honest, it really doesn’t matter who’s offering the advice as long as it confirms what we thought or wanted in the first place.
Naomi is in despair and decides to go back home to Bethlehem in Judah.
In her despair, Naomi tries to push Ruth and Orpah, her daughters-in-law away. But despite Naomi’s weeping and wailing, Ruth insists on remaining with Naomi. Ruth demonstrates responsibility, courage, maturity and loyalty in her determination to remain with Naomi.
He captures our into his goal and plan for our life: to make disciples who love him with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength. Will we trust him, even when we want something else for ourselves?