He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. Psalm 62:6
Always knew God would redeem us.
He promised He would.
And He always keeps His word.
But standing back and watching His plan unfold is different.
Leaves me speechless.
And I am part of His plan.
So is my beloved.
How incredible it is to know God is using us for His plan.
Literally the hands and feet of Jesus.
I’m struck with just how much God cares about us.
How can we know we are in His thoughts?
Details. Notice them. Pay attention.
The people He brings into your life. Even the ones with you for a moment.
The EMS man, who rushes into your house, actually knows your family well.
Precious friends who pray for you and can’t wait to see your new diamond.
Circumstances He redeems or turns around and uses for good.
The job that was taken from you because God had a far superior plan in mind.
The cozy life that was stripped away causing you to depend only on God.
Does He lead you down wild paths that lead to nothing?
Nope. There’s a reason behind His plan.
And awful circumstances? He turns the ashes into new life.
Sitting here on the other side, I can simply attest to God’s goodness.
He turns sadness into joy.
How? You must turn everything over to Him.
Trust that He will redeem you in His perfect timing.
I know He will.
It’s not easy, but there’s just nothing else you can do.
No possible way you can shoulder things on your own.
Let God take over and show you His redemption.
Then sit back and become part of the story.
Part of His plan.
Your ashes will turn into a beautiful story.
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