Blogs to Bolster the Broken
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.
The news is filled with it. It’s all over the world. People are turning on one another as seeds of suspicion are sown. When they take root, some turn that suspicion toward those close to them and others are overwhelmed with worry for those they love. In either case, it’s harmful and not necessary.
The tree of life (intimate relationship with God) is at hand, inspiring others to partake. God’s fruit (His qualities), evident in His children (the righteous-by His act, not ours), encourages others toward a relationship with God and the unashamed freedom it offers.
Rather than exerting all our efforts into making perfect lives for our children, which is impossible, let’s instead stand on faith when things go awry. When our children face the many difficulties that life will introduce them to, it would be most important that they know Who to turn to and Who to lean on for strength and peace. God is the only One who can help them endure and thrive.
Life’s storms can be overwhelming. Seeing them from a new perspective, a higher point of view, through the eyes of God, can afford peace in the midst of them and give great hope for a time when they’re nothing more than a mere memory.
It was an interesting mix of personalities, those that surrounded me. I sat reading in the waiting room, keeping separate and quiet, close to my Lord. My trust wanted to lie in Him and Him alone, regardless of the outcome.
We’re a people divided as a COVID-19 contrast makes itself increasingly clearer. We either want it taken seriously, often because we’ve had experiences with it, or we’re fighting for our rights, regardless of who it may hurt.