They really really do.
I have an opportunity before me that could very well propel me into the future I have always wanted; one that reflects God’s sheer kindness and sweet provision.
It is not by my own strength or merit, but because of God and the circumstances He has intricately woven together for me that I have this opportunity.
I have been in so much pain for the last year. I have been deeply sad and discouraged, clinging to hopes that for the time being, remain unfulfilled and daunting. I have been out of my mind with heartbreak and grief, haunted by possibilities that remain just out of my reach.
I have undergone changes and situations that have made me question my very essence. I have felt lost and deceived. I have been asking God why He would allow this pain.
Refinement is a difficult thing!
But I see now, after so many months feeling like I was continually bumping my head against a glass ceiling, that He IS guiding me. He has led me even in the times when I have not trusted that He would lead me beside still waters or through green pastures. He has been leading me through wilderness so that I could reach the next phase of my journey: one of immense growth and opportunity — a land of milk and honey.
I am on the verge of only a part of the beautiful life inheritance He has planned for me.
My Father in Heaven will fulfill promise after promise. He will guide me through trial after trial. I will know Him and I will see Him and I will serve Him!
Psalm 16 sums up the utterances of my soul, as it often has and often will in the future. I will bless the Lord who guides me!