Troubled with this world? I just might be looking at the wrong thing. If I'm experiencing despair and discouragement, the problem might be my vision and not my circumstance.
The fear of anxiety twists us on the inside and out. Ultimately it overshadows our beauty. It can change our living outlook making us ugly.
“Hey, I am going to remodel my house while I am preparing for my daughter’s wedding!” Yes, anxiety is a focus problem.
To “lean” is to go completely empty, looking for His filling. Coming with NO opinions, no thoughts and no strength.
The heart sends out clues to signal us, like red flags of distress. These waving banners are sent up like flares to warn and attract our attention.
It's impossible to please God while dwelling in fear. If the enemy can get us out of faith and into fear we become displeasing to our Father.
If emotions run our ship we will not only be controlled by the ebb and flow of circumstance but we will miss the God of our moments.
After months struggling to overcome fear and disconcertion, I now see the silver lining and blessing of COVID and all the chaos.
In our current reality everything is suspect. I know our faith is tested through uncertainty, but I want to live unshaken in shaky times.
As I’ve watched the news seeing the evidence of mass panic hitting the US over the Coronavirus, I've been tempted to enter into the fears but have an answer.
My path toward rectifying a problem led me to come face to face with God’s purpose and provision. I moved to fix a problem, but God brought me to Himself.
Mankind tends to focus on what's happening, and I am guilty of the same, but there's something higher than what's happening—God's purposes.