Giving thanks to the One that created everything in the universe including you?
That’s easy to do when it’s all hunky dory and you are experiencing the blessings and the best time from God in your life. What happens when God puts you in the valley? Would you still be giving thanks to Him?
Chances are, like me, your faith will waiver. But you know what, God already knows that you will. Like they said, it only bear fruits in the valley, never the mountain tops…
The valley. We’ve all been in one at one time or another. We will all be in one at some point.
They are not fun. They are not wanted, and yet they eventually make their way to us. I have been in a valley. It’s been a little over 6 months. And it’s been hard. Actually, it’s been downright exhausting. There’s no easy way to say it. I have needed direction and provision in the worst way. I have felt as though the Lord has been incredibly silent. There have been moments filled with more questions than answers, more doubt than faith.
No one wants to admit they question God or doubt His character or plan. But I have. And I’m sure you have too.
But God is completely okay with that. After all, He is the God of the universe, the creator of ALL things, including us.
He is more than able to handle our questions, worries, doubts and fears. I am continually learning to embrace this. I am learning to approach Him and lay every one of those questions, worries, doubts, and fears at His feet. I am learning to leave them there in order for Him to do what He does best. That is Him showing up and showing off in my life as He delights in doing.
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