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No matter your situation, when you shift your focus to God, you give Him control. In turn, He imparts His peace to soothe and comfort. His strength lifts you and His wisdom is available to guide your steps. Look to Him.
When we were young in our Christian walk, we went where we wanted and strived to accomplish that which we thought was important for the glory of God. As mature Christians, we go where He leads and strive to accomplish that which God knows is important for His glory.
As a dear friend would say, with God, there’s never a bad day. Is that a realistic statement? Well, I happen to agree and will take it a step further. With God, there’s never a bad year! With God, every day is fresh and new!
My heart quickened at the sound. I’d checked the weather the night before to be sure my early morning departure was not going to be negatively impacted. Everything had looked fine. But God is with us and must’ve had other plans. Perhaps He intended to challenge my comfort zone.
Some of my siblings and our children joined together to celebrate Mom’s life. It was a quiet but comfortable time. Something was noted only after sharing pictures last night. It appears that Mom, in angel form, was there in our midst! Check out the picture above!
Honor? Heck, I had little respect for my mother and showed that regularly. Those were my teen, rebellious years. Much later in life, my mother acted as though my poor behavior toward her never happened. Bless her rugged soul. Now I hope faith shines through me as it had her, an honor to her legacy.
God is good, but sometimes we don’t recognize it until later; after the trauma plays out, after the guilt sets in. He lays the groundwork and, like a domino chain reaction, when the timing is right, God tips the initiating piece and revelation soon follows.