Sometimes life turns upside down in a meer moment and we are met with unspeakable pain. Other times it comes on like a slow leak that continually drips. We step into a new world we never ever anticipated, riddled with hurt and frustration and hard stuff to persevere through. We might know that “God’s got it” but the pain still remains and we need to decide if we will choose to see the blessings in the pain.
We KNOW God can and WILL bring good out of the terrible, unforeseen hardships, but we have to be willing to look for the blessings within. “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose”. Romans 8:28
It is possible to endure terrible conditions and circumstances and find blessings at the same time; one will not cancel out the other. Once I began practicing truly placing my COMPLETE TRUST and dependence on God, I have discovered a relationship with Him that I never knew was possible. He is my best friend and is there always, right by my side, no matter what. He whispers to me, “Be still and know that I am God” Psalm 46:10.
I feel that i am truly blessed beyond measure, but that does not mean that I do not have challenging days where I question things, BECAUSE I DO, but it does say out of the difficult times some amazing qualities and blessings have arisen. My character is being tested and i need to stay faithful and obedient.
It is inevitable that at some point we all meet up with the unexpected and life seems as if it is utterly unbearable. Are you going to choose to see only the difficulty and hardship? Looking for the goodness of God in the middle of hardship will not erase the pain but it will help you to embrace the unexpected with a sense of peace.
I challenge you to stop and count your blessings that have come from overcoming difficult situations. “This too shall pass...Count it all joy”...
Remember, you only have one, so ROCK THIS LIFE NOW!!
Love you all!!!