Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Writing what I need to read

Hey, I just wanted to remind myself and whoever else needs it that the God of the Bible, the God I follow, is trustworthy.  He knows what's happened, He knows what's going on, and He's knows what's coming.  And He cares.

My future is a big, bold, and beautiful splash of all my favorite colors against stark canvas.  I didn't think I'd be in this place again, but I pretty much have no idea what the next few years of my life will look like.  I don't know how long I'm going to stay in Korea, and I don't know what I'll do when I finally do go back home.  Add to this some very frustrating circumstances at work, a very busy schedule, and my own general fallenness, and you've got unstoppable tears at the Wednesday night worship service.

Uncertainty is scary to me (a planner, a controller, and a fixer), but I'm thankful that I can say I'm not freaked out by this uncertainty (don't be fooled by those unstoppable tears).  Watching things fall out of my control would have spun my mind and stopped the gears two years ago.  After having to learn this lesson again and again, I know that I can stand on these things of which I am sure.

My soul is secure.
No matter what else there is, I know that I am the Lord's, He is mine, and we're in this together.  I could write a whole other post about the joy that fills me with, but we'll stick to just that for now.

I'm going to be okay.
As if having God Almighty as my guide and friend wasn't enough, He's also given me resourcefulness, gumption, discernment, and an increasing level of something that echoes of fearlessness.  Also, I am not alone.  I have people who love me, and I have ways to take care of myself.  Even by the world's standards, I'm going to be okay.

I've got all I need in God.
Whatever is lost, whatever is sacrificed, I will always have Him, and that will always be enough.  May He continue to impress this beautiful truth on my heart, and may I freakin' live like it.

Photo by Azarah Eells {Source}
So go and be fearless.  You above all others have reason to be.  Have you not already been promised safety, love, and adventure?  Dear friend, if you're God's, then I'm telling you now: you've got an awesome life ahead of you.  Go and live it.  Go and live.

1 comment:

  1. Things I need to be constantly reminded of. Thanks.


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