The further I go in this wonderful life God has given me, the more I love Him! My life is not wonderful because everything goes the way I want it to... it is wonderful because He is always with me and is so ready, in every situation to show me how much He loves me.
Even when things are sometimes hard to deal with... and the understanding doesn't come that explains why it has to be a certain way... there is a peace that passes understanding and assures me that He still is working on my behalf; that He knows the end of the matter and is going to see me through it.
I have finally learned to look at "situations" as just another "opportunity" to see God make Himself known to me in a greater way; in the smallest detail and in the things that I know are too big for me to handle. I was never one who had a "safe place" to turn growing up, and so many times have been considered a "burden" by those that I wish would have seen me as the "blessing" I tried to be... but God has ALWAYS demonstrated His amazing love for me, and healed all those wounds of rejection. He is truly my safe place, and He makes me feel like my life has blessed Him, as I have given my heart so completely to Him and to trying to be as faithful as I can to all He asks of me.
I don't know if I would have followed so hard after Him if I would have had the "white picket fence" kind of life, so I am grateful for every empty space that my life contained... because He has filled them all to overflowing! I wrote a song years ago "He's the God of Empty Spaces"... I didn't know it was prophetic... but it certainly was for me! He is so faithful; so trustworthy in every way; and the ultimate "safe place" and will fill any void that you will allow Him to. So very grateful for the reality of Him in my life!
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