Have you found yourself on your own without help? Have you ever had to say, “Lord, I need help, and it’s just you and me together” with no help for a difficult job? Who doesn’t need help? And what are they supposed to do when the task is hard and they need help to accomplish it, but no one’s around?
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, but it is also Ash Wednesday which begins Lent. Both days celebrate love, our love for a spouse or family member and Jesus’ great love for us, but do they require sacrifice? I think they do, and sacrifice requires love.
Have you heard the saying that you can’t judge anyone until you walk a mile in their shoes? This is so true. Advice is so easily given and judgment quickly rendered on a situation others cannot totally understand. If they would wear my shoes for a day or even a few hours, my shoes would hurt their feet.
If you can’t trust God, who can you trust?
Have you ever decided to do something that you thought would be reasonably easy and failed?
At the start of the year, I decided that trusting God more was going to be my focus for 2018. It shouldn’t be that hard. After all, God is faithful. Another internet site asked what was our word for the year. So, I posted “Trust”.
I’ve been angry. I’m going to be pretty honest here. There have been times when I have been very mad at God. Angry enough to yell and scream. But is that ever okay? When I lost a pregnancy, I was so sure was a child promised to me by God, I was furious. I yelled. I screamed. Angry, I drove sixteen hours to a campground, yelling and screaming the entire drive, so I could spend some time with Him and hopefully gain some insight.
Don’t we all want to be Spirit-led, to know and walk in the Path He planned for us since He formed us in our mothers’ wombs? The Father wants His children to be Spirit-led, discern His leading and obey. I always told Mama . . .