For the most part, I don't consider my life as heading in a thousand different directions, but I do feel as if the components of my life that are moving forward are on separate paths...progressing, yet disconnected. But according to God's Word, that's not true...all things are being worked together by God for a common good/goal.
Being a Christ-follower isn't about oppressive rules imposed by an angry god. Following Christ means life can make sense -- it would be impossible for me to understand or see how ALL things are working together for good without knowing & believing God's Word . But God has ALWAYS proved to me that He is faithful to those who love Him -- and He is doing that yet, again.
"And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna...that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD."